America’s religious communities are divided over the issue of abortion

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Since the first indications that the U.S. Supreme Court could overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling, following a leaked draft opinion on May 2, 2022, religious leaders from many denominations have been working to preserve access to abortion care, even as others prayed for Roe to indeed be overruled.

Wiccan celebration of summer solstice is a reminder that change, as expressed in nature, is inevitable

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Summer solstice, a time when the northern hemisphere will experience the maximum hours of sunlight, takes place on June 21 - and will be celebrated by followers of Wicca, a form of contemporary Paganism, with a holiday known as Litha.

Jesus’ earthly dad, St. Joseph – often overlooked – is honored by Father’s Day in many Catholic nations

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The United States celebrates Father's Day on the third Sunday of June. Many countries with a Catholic heritage, however, such as Portugal and Spain, have already honored fathers on March 19: the feast of St. Joseph, husband of Mary and patron saint of fathers.