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Ricardo da Silva, S.J., is an associate editor at America Media.
Screenshot of Stan Swamy, S.J., in a message of defiance recorded in anticipation of his arrest by Indian counter-terrorism task force.
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The Society of Jesus and the local church in Ranchi, India are calling for the immediate release of Stan Swamy, S.J.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn, N.Y., are seen in this composite photo. (CNS composite; photos by Shannon Stapleton, Reuters, and Gregory A. Shemitz)
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In a press statement released on Oct. 8, the diocese said that the decision to restrict attendance at Mass to as few as 10 people in the worst-affected zip codes is a violation of the First Amendment right to the free exercise of religion.