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Archbishop Chaput on how Catholic teachings become hate crimes

"Threats to our religious freedom are not imaginary. They are happening right now. They are immediate, serious and real."

This is how Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia describes what he called "a pattern of government coercion" over religious practice and belief, including the US government's current attempt to compel Catholic organisations to offer insurance cover for contraception and abortion-inducing drugs.

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