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    Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jul 2, 2020 CNA.- The city of Somerville, Massachusetts, has broadened its definition of domestic partnership to give polyamorous relationships the same rights as a married couple. Someone who is polyamorous is in a relationship ...



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Providence College cemetery reconsecrated after vandalism attack

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (CNS) -- Two days after a vandal defaced some of the gravestones and a central cross with swastikas at the Dominican Cemetery at Providence College, Bishop Thomas J. Tobin of Providence reconsecrated and rededicated the sacred grounds where Dominican friars have been buried since the college's founding in 1917.

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Guardian Angels: Safeguarding minors is a mandate, not a choice

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Concern and frustration with delayed and failed responses to abuse scandals in Poland culminated in a desperate appeal to Pope Francis to help "rebuild our church." More than 600 Polish lay Catholics pooled together enough money to buy an ad in an Italian newspaper at the end of June in a last-ditch effort to make sure the pope would hear their plea.

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