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WILL - Illinois Public Media News - June 20, 2014

Analyzing Defamation Suit Against Newspaper Filed By Catholic Leader

By Jeff Bossert

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A defamation lawsuit filed by the headmaster of a Catholic boarding school against a Ford County newspaper has been allowed to go to trial. It stems from a letter to the editor in which he was incorrectly identified as the author.









NPR - Illinois Public Media News - November 11, 2013

Supreme Court Examines Anew Prayer At Government Functions

By Nina Totenberg

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The U.S. Supreme Court delved into a subject Wednesday that has bedeviled it for decades: how to reconcile a tradition of public prayers with the Constitution's ban on establishment of religion. At issue were almost exclusively Christian prayers that took place at town board meetings in Greece, N.Y.

Categories: Government, Law, Religion

WILL - Illinois Public Media News - November 11, 2013

University YMCA Loses Funding From Catholic Church

By Sean Powers

The YMCA on the University of Illinois’ Urbana campus says it has lost support from the Catholic Church over its connection to a group that supports same-sex marriage.


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