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Wall Street protesters vow to reoccupy on movement’s anniversary

Activists at Occupy Wall Street have issued a call to thousands of protesters across the US to reoccupy outdoor public spaces to mark the movement’s three-month anniversary. The Occupy movement has stalled in recent weeks after a wave of evictions… (READ MORE)

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President Obama, do not bow to the bishops on the birth control mandate | Brittany Shoot

When the Obama administration successfully pushed the healthcare reform package through Congress last year, it was a major victory for American women. Congressional Democrats had campaigned aggressively to secure contraceptive coverage as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care… (READ MORE)

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New York’s ardour for Michael Bloomberg cools

The rally last week at Manhattan’s Riverside church was packed. Several thousand people crammed into the famous hall where Martin Luther King once gave a 1967 speech against the Vietnam war and for a fight against poverty. The gathering was… (READ MORE)

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US bishop charged with failing to report abuse

A bishop has become the highest-ranking US Catholic official indicted on a charge of failing to protect children after he and his diocese waited five months to tell police about hundreds of images of child pornography discovered on a priest’s… (READ MORE)

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Justices attend toned-down Red Mass

Washington (CNN) — A half dozen Supreme Court justices, hundreds of members of the legal profession and other dignitaries attended the annual Red Mass in Washington Sunday to hear what amounted to an uncharacteristically noncontroversial service. Chief Justice John Roberts… (READ MORE)

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