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Catholic Abortion Stance a Factor in 2004 Election

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Catholic Abortion Stance a Factor in 2004 Election

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Catholic Abortion Stance a Factor in 2004 Election

Catholic Abortion Stance a Factor in 2004 Election

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The debate within the Catholic Church over politicians who disagree with church policy — specifically, the church's opposition to abortion — could have an affect on the campaign of Sen. John Kerry, a pro-choice Catholic and the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee. Hear NPR's Liane Hansen and Peter Steinfels, a religion and ethics columnist for The New York Times and author of A People Adrift: The Crisis of the Roman Catholic Church in America.