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Diocese leery of ALS fundraiser

Posted: August 22, 2014 at 4:14 a.m.

CINCINNATI -- A Roman Catholic diocese in Ohio is discouraging its 113 schools from participating in the "ice bucket challenge," which benefits the ALS Association, saying the group's funding of embryonic stem cell research is "in direct conflict with Catholic teaching."

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