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Vatican is 'meddling' in Italy's LGBTQ2S+ rights law: activists

The Vatican has formally opposed a proposed Italian law expanding anti-discrimination protections to the LGBTQ2S+ community, a leading Italian newspaper reported Tuesday. Activists immediately denounced the move as 'unprecedented' Vatican meddling in Italy's legislative process.

FILE - People march to protest the World Congress of Families, in Verona, Italy, Saturday, March 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)

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This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, orange, emerging from the surface of cells, green, cultured in the lab. (NIAID-RML via AP)