Stephen Schneck

Catholic University of America

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Director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies at Catholic University of America in Washington, DC; member of the Board of Directors for Democrats for Life of America, he has been an advisor to the Obama Administration on Catholic issues

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Pope Francis has stunned the laity and clerical leaders by saying that the Roman Catholic Church is "obsessed" by abortion, same-sex marriage and contraception.

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Pope Francis has stunned the laity and clerical leaders by saying that the Roman Catholic Church is "obsessed" by abortion, same-sex marriage and contraception.

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President Obama said today he won't back down on the  new rule  that insurance plans – even at religious institutions -- provide free contraceptives to all women employees for family…

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President Obama said today he won't back down on the new rule that insurance plans – even at religious institutions -- provide free contraceptives to all women employees for family…

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