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Abortion and Catholic Church #299913

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jan 20, 1985
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(Studio) Vatican's position with regard to abortion noted.
REPORTER: Charles Osgood

(Chicago, Illinois) Vatican's reaction to nuns who signed New York Times ad on pluralism and abortion in Catholic Church examined; ad shown. [Sister Maureen REIFF - claims diversity of thought within church.] Issue of authority and women's role in Catholic Church thought underlying dispute. [Sister Donna QUINN - thinks church's credibility is at stake.] Vatican's threat to nuns and criticism of nuns by Joseph Cardinal Bernardin quoted on screen, discussed. [QUINN - can't retract the truth.] [Sister Joy CLOUGH - doubts church will ever accept freedom of choice.]
REPORTER: Karen Stone

Osgood, Charles;
Stone, Karen

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