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Vatican Official: No Eucharist for Abortion Supporters

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Vatican Official: No Eucharist for Abortion Supporters

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Vatican Official: No Eucharist for Abortion Supporters

Vatican Official: No Eucharist for Abortion Supporters

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A top Vatican official has stated that church members who support abortion rights should be denied the Eucharist, or communion. The comments have led to speculation that likely Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry may be denied communion by the church. Hear NPR's Liane Hansen and Thomas Reese of America Magazine.