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Vatican / Artificial Conception #107889

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 10, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Rome, Italy: David Ensor) Pope John Paul II's proclamation condemning all forms of artificial conception, include surrogate mothering, featured; scenes shown. [Cardinal Joseph RATZINGER - (thru translator) announces papal decree.] Details outlined on screen. [Father Bartholemew KIELY - considers all artificial conception a sin.] [Giuseppina BOCCIA (Central Intelligence Agency) - (thru translator) suggests Vatican mind its own business]

(NYC: Bill Blakemore) Variety of technology-assisted reproduction techniques condemned by Vatican examined; details given, scenes shown. [Bonny CRONIN, Dr. Edward MARUT - consider Catholic Church's thinking wrong.] [Father Michael PLACE - defs. Pope's position.] [Unidentified WOMAN, Susan WOLF - disagrees.]

Blakemore, Bill;
Ensor, David;
Jennings, Peter

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