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Proposed legislation would protect priests at crime scenes in UK

October 26, 2021

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CWN Editor's Note: The House of Lords will weigh a proposal that would ensure that Catholic priests are allowed onto crime scenes if they are needed to administer the last rites.

The proposal is a response to the killing of Sir David Amess earlier this month. Police turned away a priest who had sought to give the last rites to the Catholic lawmaker.

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