Web Archive Catholics for a Free Choice (CFFC) / Catholics for Choice (CFC)
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- Catholics for a Free Choice (CFFC) / Catholics for Choice (CFC)
- "Catholics for Choice (CFC) is a pro-choice dissenting Catholic advocacy group based in Washington, D.C. Formed in 1973 as Catholics for a Free Choice, CFC states that its mission is 'to serve as a voice for Catholics who believe that the Catholic tradition supports a woman's moral and legal right to follow her conscience in matters of sexuality and reproductive health.' The group gained some notice and status after its 1984 advertisement in The New York Times challenging Church teaching on abortion led to Church disciplinary pressure against some of the priests and nuns who signed it. It has lobbied nationally and internationally for pro-choice goals and led an unsuccessful effort to downgrade the Holy See's status in the United Nations. CFC was led for 25 years by Frances Kissling and is currently led by its president, Jon O'Brien. A number of Catholic bishops and conferences of bishops have unequivocally rejected and publicly denounced CFC's identification as a Catholic organization. For example, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, and the Archdiocese of Mexico have stated that CFC is not a Catholic organization and that it promotes positions contrary to Catholic teaching." -- Summary retrieved on October 7, 2019 http://dbpedia.org/resource/Catholics_for_Choice
- Catholics for a Free Choice (Organization)
- Catholics for Choice (Organization)
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- United States.
- - Pro-choice movement. United States
- - Abortion. United States
- - Reproductive health. United States
- - Catholics. United States
- - Catholics for a Free Choice (Organization)
- - Reproductive rights. United States
- - Catholics for Choice (Organization)
- Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 20540 USA
- - www.catholicsforchoice.org/lowbandwidth/mediafr.htm (domain)
- - coalitionforlibertyandjustice.org/ (domain)
- - CatholicsinPublicLife.org (domain)
- - www.cath4choice.org/ (domain)
- - www.seechange.org/ (domain)
- - condoms4life.org/ (domain)
- - catholicsforchoice.org (domain)
- - twitter.com/Catholic4Choice (domain)
- web page
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Catholics For A Free Choice, and Catholics For Choice. Catholics for a Free Choice CFFC / Catholics for Choice CFC. United States, 2001. Web Archive. https://www.loc.gov/item/lcwaN0007622/.
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Catholics For A Free Choice & Catholics For Choice. (2001) Catholics for a Free Choice CFFC / Catholics for Choice CFC. United States. [Web Archive] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/lcwaN0007622/.
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Catholics For A Free Choice, and Catholics For Choice. Catholics for a Free Choice CFFC / Catholics for Choice CFC. United States, 2001. Web Archive. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/lcwaN0007622/>.