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The Vatican says surrogacy and gender theory are 'grave threats' to human dignity

A document called "Infinite Dignity" details what the Vatican sees as grave violations of dignity. Poverty, war and the abuse of migrants lead the list.

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My Unsung Hero

They had 3 suitcases and faced 5 flights of stairs. That's when a stranger appeared

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They had 3 suitcases and faced 5 flights of stairs. That's when a stranger appeared

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The Vatican says surrogacy and gender theory are 'grave threats' to human dignity

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Watch your garden glow with new genetically modified bioluminescent petunias

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How the sex of one fetus can affect its neighbors in the womb

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