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Pope: Church's Moral Edifice Will Fall Without Balance

Clip: 09/19/2013 | 5m 9s

In a frank interview, Pope Francis said the Catholic Church must find a balance between "small-minded rules," like doctrines against abortion and homosexuality, and the need to be more merciful. Jeffrey Brown talks to Father Matt Malone of America magazine for more on the practical implications of the pontiff's comments.

Aired: 09/19/13

Rating: NR

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