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An Extremely Inexpensive Health Precaution Can Save Millions Of Lives

All of these statistics are important. The one that hit me most was 1.5 million: the number of kids under 5 years old who die of vaccine-preventable diseases each year.

An Extremely Inexpensive Health Precaution Can Save Millions Of Lives

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The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) approved a measure last month that could pave the way for the Catholic Church to deny President Joe Biden communion. The conservative bishops hope to prevent Biden from participating in the sacred ritual because of his support for abortion rights.

Biden is a devout Catholic who considered becoming a priest in his youth. He rarely misses mass, holds a rosary while making critical decisions, and often quotes scriptures. When asked about the bishops' decision Biden said it is "a private matter and I don't think that's going to happen."

The bishops hope the new guidance would push "Catholics who are cultural, political, or parochial leaders to witness the faith."

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