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    IN CHICAGO YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) MORE THAN 1,000 ROMAN CATHOLIC PRIESTS MET TO WORK OUT A CONSTITUTION FOR THEIR ASSOCIATION OF CHICAGO PRIESTS.

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    PRIESTS AROUND TABLE AT MEETING AND TALKING IN CORRIDOR.




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    Background: IN CHICAGO YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) MORE THAN 1,000 ROMAN CATHOLIC PRIESTS MET TO WORK OUT A CONSTITUTION FOR THEIR ASSOCIATION OF CHICAGO PRIESTS. THE ASSOCIATION, WHICH WILL LOOK AFTER THE PRIEST'S WORKING CONDITIONS, WAS FORMED LAST WEEK.

    THE PRIESTS INSIST THAT THE ASSOCIATION IS NOT A TRADE UNION. THEY SAY IT WILL ADVISE ARCHBISHOP JOHN CODY OF CHICAGO ON RELATIONS WITH THE 3,200 DIOCESAN AND REGULAR PRIESTS IN HIS CHARGE.

    WITH MORE THAN TWO-MILLION ROMAN CATHOLICS IN 470 PARISHES, CHICAGO IS THE MOST POWERFUL SEE IN THE UNITED STATES.

    THE ASSOCIATION OF CHICAGO PRIESTS SAYS IT HAS NO CONNECTION WITH A GROUP ON THE WEST COAST OF THE UNITED STATES THAT IS TRYING TO FORM A LABOUR UNION UNDER THE REVEREND WILLIAM DUBAY, SUSPENDED BY THE LOS ANGELES ARCHDIOCESE IN FEBRUARY FOR STATEMENTS AGAINST AUTHORITY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4KMZ0MEGUXUQUEI3IM1Q0FQOV
    Media URN:
    VLVA4KMZ0MEGUXUQUEI3IM1Q0FQOV
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/10/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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