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Birth Control / Washington, DC Priests / O'Boyle #440295

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 02, 1968
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(Studio) Cardinal Patrick O'Boyle reported he was punishing 39 priests for their stand on birth control. Priests give their views at news conference
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(DC) [Reverend John E. CORRIGAN - says O'Boyle interprets their affirmation of traditional Catholic doctrine on conscience as attack on Church's teachings. He and others voted to come here and affirm their right to speak authentic Catholic teachings on conscience. Willing to be defrocked along with other penalties of it's O'Boyle's judgment. Possible that support from other American bps. and laity may enable O'Boyle to see his serious error in judgment.]
REPORTER: No reporter given

(Studio) Says O'Boyle guilty of arbitrary, unjust and scandalous misuse of power; suggests O'Boyle, 72, resign.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

Brinkley, David

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