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O'Malley backs Caritas venture

Says hospitals would ban abortions

Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley said he was asssured that the relationship would not 'violate the church's moral teaching.' Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley said he was asssured that the relationship would not "violate the church's moral teaching."
By Michael Paulson and Kay Lazar
Globe Staff / March 6, 2009

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Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley, responding for the first time to criticism of a proposed joint venture between Catholic hospitals and an insurance provider that would cover abortion procedures, said yesterday that the venture would be a good thing so long as the archdiocesan hospitals do not provide the abortions or benefit from them. (Full article: 512 words)

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