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Our own Adelle Banks reports on a new front in the abortion debate, where children conceived after a rape — but also women who chose abortion after rape — are speaking out.
Meanwhile, in California, a prominent Adventist university is under fire for naming its new economics building after a physician who performed abortions.
The Great Salt Lake Council of Boy Scouts, which presides over many a troop, says keep the ban on gay members for now.
The Vatican, steadfast in its opposition to gay marriage, nevertheless called for some kind of legal protection for unmarried couples and said the church should do more to protect gays and lesbians from discrimination in countries where homosexuality is illegal.
Did anything really change for Cardinal Mahony? David Gibson asks now that the former Los Angeles archbishop has been stripped of his official duties.