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US bishops shelve statement urging greater use of Bible

Vote part of effort to cut spending

By Michael Paulson
Globe Staff / November 17, 2004

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WASHINGTON -- Despite pleas from Bible Belt bishops, the Catholic bishops of the United States yesterday voted to shelve plans to develop a statement urging greater use of the Bible, a move aimed at restraining spending and cutting down on a crush of publications they fear have little impact. (Full article: 629 words)

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