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Catholic bishops back document that could limit  Communion for Biden
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The presidency of the country’s second Catholic president is revealing deep divisions among U.S. bishops. The vote to create guidelines on the meaning of communion could be an early step toward limiting the serving of the eucharist to politicians who support abortion rights.
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A report says prosecutions dropped by 62 percent over the past five years even as reported rapes increased.
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