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Kampala, Uganda -- African religious choose new leadership

First new U.S. nuclear reactors in decades approved, two new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle in Georgia, the first in the U.S. since 1978.

Catholic church takes out ad in Montreal papers asks fans to pray for the woeful Canadiens

Catholics Split Over Obama Contraceptive Order

Opinion: Catholic bishops cry wolf on contraception by Bill Press

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Bishops Were Prepared for Battle Over Birth Control Coverage

Biden says birth control fight can be resolved. Report alleges White House division over rule change

Bill Daley's contraception maneuvering the internal West Wing debate over the birth control mandate

Philadelphia -- Archdiocese optimistic for $10M charities appeal

Judge leaves abuse claims against Milwaukee Church in limbo

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