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Ottawa archbishop on Trudeau: If you dissent on life issues, you're not a Catholic in good standing

Ottawa Archbishop Terrence Prendergast has issued a statement in response to Catholic Liberal leader Justin Trudeau's new policy that only 'pro-choice' candidates will be endorsed to run as candidates in his party.

Entitled, "Being in Communion with the Catholic Church on Moral Issues," the letter says, "One may not dissent from these core teachings on life issues and be considered a Catholic in good standing."

All priests of the archdiocese have been informed that the archbishop expects the letter will be made available to parishioners in the bulletin this Sunday.

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