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By Daniel Burke
c. Religion News Service 2012
Reprinted with permission
A church-state watchdog filed a formal complaint with the IRS alleging that the Catholic Diocese of Peoria violated rules barring tax exempt organizations from opposing political candidates when Bishop Daniel Jenky compared President Obama to Hitler and Stalin.
University of Notre Dame faculty have drawn up a petition asking for Jenky to resign from the university’s Board of Fellows if he is unwilling to publicly and “loudly” renounce “this destructive analogy.”
Some Liberty University students and alumni are protesting plans to have Mitt Romney deliver the commencement address next month. “Liberty University should have gotten a Christian to speak not someone who practices a cult,” said one student.”
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-Samantha Freda, Wilmington Faith and Values news intern