CLINTON SNUBS PRIESTS

September 11, 1996 by  
Filed under Catalyst Online, Features

      On June 14, 380 Irish-Americans gathered to dine with Mr. and Mrs. Clinton and with Irish President Mary Robinson; it was the largest state dinner of the Clinton presidency. But what was embarrassingly obvious was the absence of any priests, though at least one Presbyterian minister was present. Washington observers ascribed the snubbing of priests to the Catholic Church’s opposition to Clinton veto of a ban on partial-birth abortions.

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