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July 2, 1990 | From Times staff and Wire reports
Cardinal John J. O'Connor of New York said he was not consulted about the excommunication of a Roman Catholic woman for heading a Texas abortion clinic and insisted he had no plans for taking similar action in his archdiocese. Speaking after Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral, O'Connor said he had no role in the excommunication of Rachel Vargas by Bishop Rene Gracida of Corpus Christi, Tex. Gracida excommunicated Vargas in June for working as the director of an abortion clinic.
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July 2, 1990 | From Times staff and Wire reports
Cardinal John J. O'Connor of New York said he was not consulted about the excommunication of a Roman Catholic woman for heading a Texas abortion clinic and insisted he had no plans for taking similar action in his archdiocese. Speaking after Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral, O'Connor said he had no role in the excommunication of Rachel Vargas by Bishop Rene Gracida of Corpus Christi, Tex. Gracida excommunicated Vargas in June for working as the director of an abortion clinic.
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June 30, 1990 | From Associated Press
The Roman Catholic Church has formally excommunicated an abortion clinic director, saying in a decree that her work "is a sin against God and humanity." An abortion rights leader said Friday that the action may be unprecedented, but a church official noted that a Rhode Island woman had received a letter in 1986 saying she had brought excommunication on herself by helping women get abortions. Rachel Vargas, director of Reproductive Services Inc., was excommunicated by Bishop Rene H.
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June 30, 1990 | From Associated Press
The Roman Catholic Church has formally excommunicated an abortion clinic director, saying in a decree that her work "is a sin against God and humanity." An abortion rights leader said Friday that the action may be unprecedented, but a church official noted that a Rhode Island woman had received a letter in 1986 saying she had brought excommunication on herself by helping women get abortions. Rachel Vargas, director of Reproductive Services Inc., was excommunicated by Bishop Rene H.
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May 21, 2004 | BOB MIESZERSKI
Shawnee Slade, who had a win streak end at three April 2, will try to begin another in tonight's $15,000 Pacific Beach Handicap at 350 yards. Trained by Adan Farias for owner Rachel Vargas, Shawnee Slade, a 4-year-old Red Hot Rhythm mare, finished second to an extremely sharp That Lovely Day in the Paradise Handicap last month. The loss by a head came after the Utah-bred had begun 2004 with three consecutive victories. Rider Rodrigo Aceves retains the mount in the field of six.
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January 18, 1994
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November 7, 1996
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November 10, 1994
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March 28, 1996
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