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New Australian premier pledges support for religious freedom

September 10, 2018

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CWN Editor's Note: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has promised that he will “taking a proactive approach when it comes to ensuring that peoples’ religious freedoms are protected.” He made the statement in response to complaints from religious leaders about intolerance of faith. Australia’s Catholic bishops have protested new laws that order priests to inform authorities if they hear reports of sexual abuse—regardless of the confessional seal.

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