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Catholic Bishops / Economy Policy Letter #87640

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Nov 11, 1984
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(Studio) Catholic bishops recalled addressing President Reagan's nuclear policy in formal letter last year
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson

(DC) Bishops' letter focusing issue of poverty and capitalism noted conflicting with President Reagan's policy; pastoral letter's similarity to Walter Mondale's stance on issue discussed. Portions quoted on screen. [Catholic theologian Michael NOVAK, William SIMON - criticize bishops' position.] Simon and Novak mentioned issuing own policy statement countering that of the bishops. [Archbishop Rembert WEAKLAND - explains purpose of pastoral letter.] Reagan's reelec. campaign rhetoric recalled.
REPORTER: Dean Reynolds

Donaldson, Sam;
Reynolds, Dean

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