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Catholicism / Pope / Bishops' Meeting #198380

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 13, 1968
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(Studio) Pope Paul concerned that some Catholics move beyond set Church guidelines. Catholic bps. meet in DC.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Crisis over Church authority exists. [Aux. Bishop James SHANNON - says bps. concerned over losing priests and interested in finding out why.] [Bishop Hugh DONOHOE - says revolt in generation occurring.] [SHANNON - says conference of bps. not able to work out style for Church in modern world.] Birth control issue raises crisis of authority. [Bishop Raymond GALLAGHER - calls it serious crisis.] [SHANNON - says there's crisis; we'll survive it.] [Father John CORRIGAN - says bps. missed important opportunity to speak to needs of human rights. They'll leave Church in grave crisis.]
REPORTER: Daniel Schorr

Cronkite, Walter;
Schorr, Daniel

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