ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 19, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Jarriel) Report introduced.
(DC: Lark McCarthy) Controversy within United States Catholic community over Vatican's stripping Reverend Charles Curran of his authority examined; background to issue reviewed. Scenes shown. [Archbishop James HICKEY - notes church's absolutism on issues disputed by Curran.] [Catholic Theological Society pres. Monika HELLWIG, Catholics for a Free Choice spokesperson Mary Jean COLLINS - defense Curran's right to dissent.] [HICKEY - notes democracy hasn't a role in church.]
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