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Archdiocese Apologizes To Lesbian Denied Communion At Mother’s Funeral

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington has apologized to a woman who was denied Holy Communion at her mother’s funeral Mass because she is a lesbian.


President Barack Obama delivers remarks on the No Child Left Behind law in the East Room of the White House on Feb. 9, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Obama Offers Birth Control Policy Compromise After Backlash

President Obama could announce as soon as today new guidelines on his birth control policy for religious institutions, CBS News has learned.


During his latest string of campaign stops, Mitt Romney is focusing on attracting more social conservatives, talking more about religious freedoms and gay marriage in his attempt to win the Republican presidential nomination. (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Romney Intensifies Fight For Social Conservatives

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney set aside his focus on the economy in recent days and shifted to abortion, religious freedom and gay marriage, part of an intensified effort to win over social conservatives in GOP caucuses in Colorado and Minnesota on Tuesday.