Atheist Republic News Summary: Vatican Rejects Trans People

1. The National Socialist Movement (NSM) disturbed the annual Motor City Pride Festival in Detroit, Michigan with swastika flags, Nazi salutes, and other offensive items. Many Pride-goers were rightfully upset by the presence of NSM, especially as they got police protection.

India - Bishop Charged With Raping Nun


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An Indian bishop, Franco Mulakkal, was charged on Tuesday with raping a nun several times between 2014 and 2016. The investigation was carried out in the district of the southern state of Kerala. Mulakkal — who would face a maximum punishment of life imprisonment if convicted — has denied the allegations. Franco Mulakkal also faces charges of unlawful detention, unnatural sex and abuse of authority.