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Catholic leaders defend O’Malley

Say Kennedy decision is being overblown

In his blog entry, Cardinal O’Malley issued a de facto plea for more civil dialogue about abortion among Catholics. In his blog entry, Cardinal O’Malley issued a de facto plea for more civil dialogue about abortion among Catholics.
By Michael Paulson
Globe Staff / September 4, 2009

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From the moment Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley said he would preside at Senator Edward M. Kennedy’s funeral, he and his aides knew the decision would be hotly debated in the polarized world of Catholic America, where questions about how church officials should interact with politicians supportive of abortion rights have become increasingly divisive and ugly. (Full article: 877 words)

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