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To do any less would abdicate our responsibility as Christians to live the Gospel in public life by advancing the good of all people, especially those on the margins.
HUNDREDS OF US CATHOLIC LEADERS ENDORSE LGBTQ PROTECTIONSMICHAEL K. LAVERSAUGUST 9, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Major countries such as the US abdicate leadership on climate action as emissions rise, and temperatures soar to searing levels.
SCIENTISTS HAVE FINALLY ADDED WORLD POLITICS TO THEIR CLIMATE MODELSMICHAEL J. CORENAUGUST 9, 2021QUARTZ
His decision to abdicate saved the church from one messy situation — being governed by a weakened octo- or nonagenarian.
POPE FRANCIS’S SURGERY ADDS URGENCY TO QUESTIONS ABOUT THE REMAINING YEARS OF HIS PAPACYCHICO HARLAN, STEFANO PITRELLIJULY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Yet their triumph was short-lived, with Álvarez abdicating the presidency after only 68 days.
THE PROBLEM OF ENVIRONMENTAL RACISM IN MEXICO TODAY IS ROOTED IN HISTORYJAYSON PORTERFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
After Republicans abdicated their responsibility to discipline Greene, as they did in 2019 after then-Rep.
MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE AND HER CROCK-OF-BILE TEARSKAREN TUMULTYFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Once one of the most respected agencies in Washington, the SEC and its younger cousin, the CFTC, have abdicated their role as economic policymakers by buying into the free-market fantasy that markets are rational and self-correcting.
GAMESTOP MANIA EXPOSES SEC’S FAILURE AS REGULATORSTEVEN PEARLSTEINJANUARY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Dying cells turn into zombie-like “senescent cells,” where they abdicate their normal functions and instead pump out chemicals that further contribute to inflammation and damage.
ANOTHER WIN FOR SENOLYTICS: FIGHTING AGING AT THE CELLULAR LEVEL JUST GOT EASIERSHELLY FANNOVEMBER 24, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Don't you suspect an intrigue on the part of the King's brothers to get the poor man to abdicate?
THE STORY OF THE DUCHESS OF CICOGNE AND OF MONSIEUR DE BOULINGRINANATOLE FRANCE
"Abdicate or reign," said Albert in a low voice to the queen, who stood motionless and thoughtful.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
Experience and reason are once for all made supreme, and henceforth refuse to share their throne or abdicate in favor of faith.
BARON D'HOLBACHMAX PEARSON CUSHING
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