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      Saginaw Diocese holds mass on Independence Day


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      ozens gathered for a special mass inside
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      ominic's
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      hapel in
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      aginaw this morning.



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      ioceses across the country celebrated mass as part of bringing light to what they call current "challenges to religious liberty."



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      ne of the "challenges" is the US department of Health and Human services insurance coverage mandate for contraceptives.



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      nother issue the church is focusing on

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      the Supreme Court's recent ruling on marriage.


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      ur country may find ways in terms of benefits and so on with people in the same sex, but to equate their relationship in marriage is offensive to us

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      said Bishop Joseph Cistone.



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      he "Fortnight for Freedom" also involves 2-weeks of prayer.

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