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Oct 11, 2019 - 01:00 pm .- A Democratic candidate for president has said religious institutions should be stripped of their tax-exempt status if they oppose same-sex marriage. 
Oct 9, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- Advocates for children, parents, and women’s rights all spoke out against growing threats of the sexualization of children at a summit on Wednesday. 
Oct 8, 2019 - 02:40 pm .- On Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a trio of cases that could decide whether or not federal workplace nondiscrimination law extend to protect sexual orientation or gender identity. 
Oct 8, 2019 - 10:30 am .- Archbishop Marek Jędraszewski of Krakow made the comparison in a pastoral letter to the archdiocese released on Sept. 28, as he announced a new initiative to encourage people to pray for Poland. 
Oct 4, 2019 - 05:01 pm .- An employment tribunal in England stated Wednesday that a biblical view of sex and gender is “incompatible with human dignity” in a ruling against a doctor who was denied employment after refusing to use the preferred pronouns of transgender clients
Oct 2, 2019 - 04:11 pm .- Students and observers are reacting to a hand-painted sign, posted outside an academic hall at the University of Notre Dame, bearing the words “There is Queer Blood on Homophobic Hands.” The sign implicates Catholic student journalists, faculty, and alumni for the deaths of people who identify as queer.
Oct 1, 2019 - 07:01 pm .- Freedom for Faith, a Christian legal think tank, expressed concerns last week over unintended consequences of the Australian government's religious discrimination bill, urging that it be re-drafted before it is passed.
Sep 4, 2019 - 02:01 pm .- The president of the Law Council of Australia signalled dissatisfaction with the government's religious discrimination bill Wednesday. Among his concerns are its ability to bolster conscience protections for medical professionals who object to participating in abortion.
Aug 30, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- The Democratic National Committee last week passed a resolution recognizing so-called “nones” as “the largest religious group” in the party and warning of threats caused by “misplaced claims of ‘religious liberty.’”
Aug 30, 2019 - 01:00 pm .- After a major scientific study found there is not a singular genetic marker for homosexualty, a Catholic theologian explained that the findings are fully in accord with Catholic teaching.
Aug 24, 2019 - 07:00 am .- Blaine Adamson, owner of the Lexington, Kentucky-based print shop Hands On Originals, was sued for declining to print T-shirts promoting a Lexington Pride festival in 2012.
Aug 19, 2019 - 10:00 am .- The leader of Poland’s ruling party praised the Archbishop of Krakow on Sunday for his opposition to the redefinition of marriage and gender ideology in the country.
Aug 15, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- The new policy expands a Johnson-era executive order protecting the rights of religious employers with federal government contracts to hire from within their religious group. 
Aug 1, 2019 - 05:28 pm .- When the U.S. Supreme Court mandated legal recognition of same-sex marriage in the 2015 Obergefell v. Hodges decision, the majority opinion argued that doing so “would pose no risk of harm” to those who disagreed with it.
Jul 23, 2019 - 02:01 pm .- Attorneys for Denver-area cake artist Jack Phillips filed a motion this week to dismiss a third lawsuit seeking to force him to create a cake that expresses a message contrary to his religious beliefs.
Jul 11, 2019 - 02:57 am .- People who practice consensual polygamy are the focus of a special task force recently launched by the American Psychological Association, which said it is seeking to reduce the “stigmatization” of the “marginalized” group.
Jul 10, 2019 - 02:05 pm .- A teacher at a Catholic school in Indianapolis whose contract was terminated due to his same-sex marriage is suing the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, one day after reaching a settlement with the school.
Jul 10, 2019 - 01:19 pm .- The religious discrimination bill proposed by Australia's coalition government is being well received generally, though some conservative members of parliament have asked instead for a religious freedom bill.
Jul 9, 2019 - 11:58 am .- A UK appeals court has ruled in favor of a Christian man who was removed from a university course in 2016 for posting online that homosexuality is sinful.

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