American Church: September 2005 Archives

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Attorney General Lisa Madigan is both Catholic and a strong supporter of abortion rights, which the church opposes. That's why she's been quietly banned from appearing at Chicago's Catholic schools, a move pro-life groups support.

CBS 2 news learned that Archdiocese officials directed principals not to invite Madigan to their schools, a policy in line with a 2004 statement by Catholic bishops. It says, "Those who act in defiance of our fundamental moral principles...should not be given awards, honors or platforms which would suggest support for their actions."

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