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Bishops' Letter / Economy #534375

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 11, 1984
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(DC) Econ. policy statement issued by Catholic bishops conference attacking government and corporation attitude toward economy and reaction so far examined; draft letter of Archbishop Rembert Weakland and others noted considered implicitly critical of Reagan admin. Bishops' report outlined on screen, discussed. [WEAKLAND - considers size of nation's impoverished class a disgrace.] [September 17, Pope John PAUL II - attacks "imperialistic monopoly of economy and political supremacy."] Counter report issued last week by conservative Catholic laymen representative by William Simon and Michael Novak recalled. [NOVAK - defs. profit-based economy] Simon-Novak report outlined on screen, discussed.
REPORTER: Mike Jensen

Jensen, Mike

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