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Catholics in America / Public Dissent #333447

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 27, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(New York: Richard Threlkeld) Reaction of American Catholics to Vatican's new ban on dissent and its other restrictive position on issues such as birth control, women priests and divorce, featured. [Loyola University Eugene KENNEDY - criticizes decision.] [Newspaper columnist Anna QUINLAN - says there are now two churches, one of the hierarchy and one of the people.] [Author Reverend Andrew GREELEY - says American Catholics express their anger through the checkbook.] Vatican's first new catechism in 424 years noted. Pope John Paul II's devotion to church tradition and loyalty of American bishops to him and this view cited. [University of Notre Dame Reverend Richard McBRIEN - says bishops will not make waves.] [Catholic University Reverend Carl PETER - advocates tradition.] [New Ulm, Minnesota, Bishop Raymond LUCKER - says church needs to be aware of people's experience.] [QUINLAN - says this could be the last generation of active Catholics.] Choices for frustrated American Catholics mentioned.

Reporter(s):
Rather, Dan;
Threlkeld, Richard
Duration:
00:04:10

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