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Pope’s Remarks on Same-Sex Unions Were Cut From a 2019 Vatican Interview

A Mexican broadcast company says Francis made the comments to its correspondent more than a year ago, and sources close to the company say the Vatican then edited them out.

Schoolchildren Seem Unlikely to Fuel Coronavirus Surges, Scientists Say

Researchers once feared that school reopenings might spread the virus through communities. But so far there is little evidence that it’s happening.

In Iran, Aydin Aghdashloo Is Accused of Sexual Misconduct by 13 Women

The #MeToo movement has hit a nerve among Iran’s women. Now accusations against a politically connected celebrity artist are testing the movement in a sexually conservative society dominated by men.

A Radical Cleric Ignites an Islamist Resistance in Afghanistan

The cleric’s supporters in Herat are enforcing harsh Shariah law reminiscent of the Taliban’s. Women are alarmed, and the government has been able to do little.

Russia Poses Greater Election Threat Than Iran, Many U.S. Officials Say

Russia’s hackers appeared to be preparing to sow chaos amid any uncertainty around election results, officials said.
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