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Cardinal Sean O'Malley of the Archdiocese of Boston, left, speaks with Secretary for Communications Terrence Donilon, during the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' biannual meeting Wednesday, June 13, 2012, in Atlanta. The national gathering is the bishops' first since dioceses filed a dozen lawsuits against an Obama administration mandate that most employers provide health insurance covering birth control. The rule generally exempts houses of worship, but faith-affiliated hospitals, charities and schools would have to comply. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

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