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Faith Briefs

Catholic Daughters meeting is Monday at Holy Redeemer

Members should plan on attending the Catholic Daughters of the Americas meeting Monday in Carlin Hall following the 5:30 p.m. Mass. A light lunch will be followed by the business meeting.

Church denomination forgives Atlanta college’s $4M debt

ATLANTA (AP) — Leaders of the African Methodist Episcopal Church forgave $4 million in debt owed by a college it founded in Atlanta.

The financial boost for Morris Brown College was announced Tuesday night, news outlets reported. In exchange, the college agreed to establish a $1.5 million scholarship for AME church members.

Court reverses $35M verdict against Jehovah’s Witnesses

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Supreme Court on Wednesday reversed a $35 million judgment against the Jehovah’s Witnesses for not reporting a girl’s sexual abuse to authorities.

Montana law requires officials, including clergy, to report child abuse to state authorities when there is reasonable cause for suspicion. However, the state’s high court said in its 7-0 decision that the Jehovah’s Witnesses fall under an exemption to that law in this case.

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