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Following Royal Assent being given to the Modern Slavery Bill today, Cardinal Vincent Nichols of Westminster welcomed the Modern Slavery Act 2015. The billcreates two new civil orders to prevent modern slavery, establishes an Anti-Slavery Commissioner and makes provision for the protection of modern slavery vict...read more
Articles from section "Politics and Law"
On May 22 the people of Ireland will vote in a referendum that if approved will allow same-sex "marriage". On Tuesday the Irish bishops published a statement urging people to reflect …read more
The Holy See has said that they have received a ransom call for two original letters from famed artist Michelangelo that were stolen from the Vatican's archive. One document was written …read more
In a Feb. 27 letter sent to members of Congress, two U.S. bishops stated that decisions around the 2016 budget resolution should be measured against whether they protect human life and …read more
Authorities in the province of Savannakhet, located in Laos, have declared that praying for the healing of the sick is in violation of the government's health care law. In a report that has …read more
A Catholic Archbishop continued his call for the resignation of Filipino president Benigno Aquino III despite threats by the Justice Secretary Leila De Lima to press charges against the …read more