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United States Catholics vs. Vatican #547316

NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 10, 1986
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(DC: Bob Abernethy) United States Catholic Bishops Conf. examining growing estrangement between American Catholics and Vatican featured; details given, scenes shown. [Bishop James MALONE - acknowledges increase dissatisfaction of US Catholics with Rome.] Controversy over Vatican's censorship of Archbishop Raymond Hunthausen due to his political and soc. activism cited as example [Bishop Thomas GUMBLETON, Bernard Cardinal LAW - disagree on Hunthausen issue.] Bishops' pastoral letter on United States economy discussed. [Catholic layman William SIMON - claims bishops are ignorant about economy theories.] [Archbishop Rembert WEAKLAND - cites conflict between capitalism and Christianity.] Demonstration protesting Vatican condemnation of homosexuality mentioned, shown.

Abernethy, Bob;
Brokaw, Tom

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