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February 14, 1993
Cardinal Roger M. Mahony took issue with a story in The Times on Saturday in which he voiced conditional support for gays and lesbians to serve in the armed forces. The Los Angeles archbishop said the Times appeared to pit his views against Catholic teachings and the position of the church's highest military bishop in the United States. In the original interview, Mahony said gays and lesbians should be allowed to enlist but that it may not be advisable for gays to serve in certain areas.
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February 14, 1993
Cardinal Roger M. Mahony took issue with a story in The Times on Saturday in which he voiced conditional support for gays and lesbians to serve in the armed forces. The Los Angeles archbishop said the Times appeared to pit his views against Catholic teachings and the position of the church's highest military bishop in the United States. In the original interview, Mahony said gays and lesbians should be allowed to enlist but that it may not be advisable for gays to serve in certain areas.
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April 3, 1993 | From Associated Press
Like the public and politicians, religious leaders are divided over President Clinton's proposal to allow homosexuals to serve openly in U.S. military forces. Key officials of the two largest denominations, Southern Baptists and Roman Catholics, oppose it, though some Catholics differ. Conservative evangelicals also oppose such a change. But it is favored by Reform Jews and most mainline Protestant leadership. The Rev. Robert P. Dugan, public affairs director of the National Assn.
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February 13, 1993 | LARRY B. STAMMER, TIMES RELIGION WRITER
Cardinal Roger M. Mahony, taking issue with the Roman Catholic Church's highest-ranking military bishop in the United States, said that gays and lesbians should be allowed to enlist in the armed forces. "I personally feel that there are probably a number of areas where gays could be a part (of the military) and their sexual orientation would have nothing to do with anything in military life," Mahony said Thursday in an interview with The Times.
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