CBS Evening News for Saturday, Apr 15, 2006
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(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Opus Dei, an international group of extremely devout Catholics called supernumeraries, who follow a routine of prayer, sacrifice & service, featured; details given of the controversy over the group, especially following the publication of the novel "The Da Vinci Code." [Opus Dei member Elizabeth HEIL- says her goal is to be a good Roman Catholic; talks about her daily spiritual life.] [Vatican journalist "Opus Dei" author John ALLEN- says Opus Dei became the leading symbol of the church's conservative movement; comments on the myths & reality about Opus Dei.] [In shadow, former Opus Dei member "JANE" - talks about the group's focus on perfection.] [Opus Dei priest Father Michael BARRETT - defends the group.]
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