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Human rights activists call for corporate boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

Two of the nation’s leading religious freedom advocates are calling for the Chinese government to be held accountable for its human rights abuses against the Uyghur Muslims and other religious minorities ahead of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.

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N.J. Catholic high school alum breaks world record to win 400m hurdle gold

When U.S. runner Sydney McLaughlin crossed the finish line to win the gold in the 400-meter hurdles Aug. 3 in Tokyo, she had the cheers of fans supporting her from the New Jersey Catholic high school where she graduated four years ago.

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Catholics see challenging balance in Simone Biles’ decisions at Olympics

When Simone Biles, described as the world’s greatest gymnast, announced July 27 she would not be competing in a team event with the U.S. women’s Olympics gymnastics team and the next day withdrew from the all-around final, many people were shocked, but many supported her decision to prioritize her mental health.

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