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New Jersey archdiocese in court challenge to state law on cemetery-headstone sales

December 07, 2017

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CWN Editor's Note: Lawyers for the Archdiocese of Newark and the state of New Jersey were in court on December 6, debating a new state law that prohibits the sale of headstones by private religious cemeteries. The archdiocese is challenging the law, which threatens a major source of income for the Catholic cemeteries.

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