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October 18, 2002
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Religious groups may be prevented from opening churches and temples in residential neighborhoods, a U.S. court ruled. Kol Ami, a congregation trying to open a synagogue in a Philadelphia suburb, had won a lower court decision, but a three-judge panel of the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Wednesday that large churches or temples could create traffic and parking problems.

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