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Philadelphia archbishop: 'Absolute adherence' required on abortion

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“Absolute adherence” to a desire for the criminalization of abortion is required by Catholics, states Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput in a video posted Tuesday by Catholic News Service.

“If we don’t stand united on this issue, we’re bound to failure,” Chaput continues in the video, which is posted on YouTube and features a two-minute interview with the archbishop on the “politics of abortion.”

New link to the Sisters of Mercy voters' guide

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Last week, I posted a blog about a 2012 voters’ guide the Sisters of Mercy created.

Within the blog was a link to their website. Unfortunately, the website was down over the weekend and the previous link no longer works.

The guide can now be viewed at a different link.

NCR apologizes for any inconvenience this has caused you. Thank you for reading.

 

Abortion conversation at center of Tennessee race

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The outcome of the race for the 4th U.S. congressional district seat of Tennessee is now a “priority for the pro-life movement,” according to a leading Democratic pro-life group.  

In two press releases, Democrats for Life of America has focused their efforts on defeating Republican incumbent Rep. Scott DesJarlais after news broke that the pro-life candidate had pressured a woman to have an abortion.

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