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Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York City (Left) celebrated Mass with his brother bishops from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Region II, inside the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls during their ad Limina Apostolorum visit on Nov. 12, 2019.
South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem.
Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles speaks during a press conference on the Synod for the New Evangelization on October 18, 2012, in the Vatican Press Office.
Denver Newsroom, Jan 13, 2021 / 09:01 pm (CNA).- Three North Dakota state legislators introduced a bill this week that would oblige Catholic priests to violate the seal of confession in cases of confirmed or suspected child abuse, on penalty of imprisonment or heavy fines.
The bill was introduced Jan. 12 by state senators Judy Lee (R), Kathy Hogan (D), and Curt Kreun (R), and state representatives Mike Brandenburg (R) and Mary Schneider (D).
The current mandatory reporting law in North Dakota states that clergy are considered mandatory reporters of known or suspected child abuse, except in cases when “the knowledge or suspicion is derived from information received in the capacity of spiritual adviser”, such as in the confessional.
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