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Catholics / Birth Control / Washington, DC #199743

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 02, 1968
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(Studio) Roman Catholic psychologists question scientific basis for Vatican's ban on artificial birth control. Church representatives say all Catholics must obey rule. Report on demonstration.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) At Labor Day mass, Cardinal Patrick O'Boyle, finds pickets outside Shrine of the Sacred Heart. O'Boyle removed assistant parish priest, Father Joseph O'Donoghue, who signed document with 51 others saying birth control matter for individual conscience. [DC Lay Association James GIBBONS - says issue is freedom of conscience within institution church. Want O'Boyle to know we disagree with his handling of issue.] Group sings. O'Boyle meets with dissident priests after mass; no agreement. [O'BOYLE - says never thought he was so unpopular.] O'Boyle to hold news conference Tuesday Association DC Priests to air its opposing views.
REPORTER: George Herman

Reporter(s):
Herman, George;
Reasoner, Harry
Duration:
00:02:10

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