THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING

Church's rift with Beacon Hill grows

By Michael Paulson
Globe Staff / March 11, 2006

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The decision yesterday by the state's largest religious denomination to end its century-old adoption program illustrates a dramatic and intensifying clash between church and state, as Beacon Hill and the Vatican move in opposite directions on a wide variety of social policies, including not only homosexuality, but also abortion, bioethics, and emergency contraception. (Full article: 888 words)

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