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Hate crimes - Latest News

Feb 22, 2021 - 12:00 pm .- Catholics are pressing for further changes to Scotland’s controversial hate crime bill amid a last-minute consultation.
Dec 29, 2020 - 12:52 pm .- Jesse Martinez, a COVID-19 patient who beat a fellow patient to death with an oxygen tank at Antelope Valley Hospital in Lancaster, will be arraigned on December 31st for murder, elder abuse, and religion-motivated hate crime, authorities announced on December 28.
Dec 4, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- A Vatican archbishop expressed “grave concern” Thursday at the rise in attacks on believers praying in places of worship.
Nov 17, 2020 - 02:00 pm .- The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe has published data documenting more than 500 hate crimes against Christians in Europe in 2019.
Jul 29, 2020 - 06:00 am .- Catholic bishops have said that proposed hate crime legislation in Scotland could criminalize the Bible and the Catechism of the Catholic Church. 
Jun 10, 2020 - 07:00 am .- Italian bishops have raised concerns over proposed legislation against "homophobia" in Italy, claiming changes to the law are unnecessary and have the potential to infringe on the civil liberties of those who oppose same-sex unions.
Mar 26, 2019 - 07:01 pm .- The Catholic Bishops Conference of Scotland is warning against the government’s restriction of free speech, amid fears that the Church’s stance on marriage and sexuality could make Catholics susceptible to hate crime allegations.
Jan 18, 2018 - 12:00 am .- The President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, called for an investigation of two bishops accused of committing “hate crimes” in homilies they gave on the Feast of the Divine Shepherdess, Jan. 14, a popular Marian feast day in the country.
Feb 13, 2015 - 05:50 pm .- Muslims gathered in front of the White House to pray for the victims of the Chapel Hill shooting on Friday, emphasizing a message of peace and love in response to the killing.