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Retired Cardinal McCarrick pulled from ministry after sex abuse claim deemed credible

(RNS) — A sexual abuse allegation made against a top retired U.S. Catholic cleric, Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, has been deemed ‘credible and substantiated’ by church authorities, who ordered McCarrick to cease all public activities. The post Retired Cardinal McCarrick pulled from ministry after sex abuse claim deemed credible appeared first on Religion News Service. Read More At Article Source | Article...

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Christian geneticist Francis Collins ponders promise, peril of biotechnology

WASHINGTON (RNS) — ‘Is this something we can embrace because it has great potential in medicine or is it something we should think a little more deeply about before we plunge in?’ the geneticist asks about advances in gene editing. The post Christian geneticist Francis Collins ponders promise, peril of biotechnology appeared first on Religion News Service. Read More At Article Source | Article...

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Taj Mahal vandalized as Hindu nationalists dispute site’s Muslim origins

NEW DELHI (RNS) — Hindu nationalists recently vandalized a gate at the Taj Mahal, the world-famous monument built by a Muslim emperor in the 17th century. The incident is part of rising anti-Muslim sentiment and violence throughout India since the Hindu nationalist party won the 2014 general election. The post Taj Mahal vandalized as Hindu nationalists dispute site’s Muslim origins appeared first on Religion News Service. Read More At Article Source | Article...

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