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Bishop William F. Murphy acknowledges the need for the Catholic Church to find common ground with modern health care in the name of providing care. (Associated Press)

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Monsignor James D. Watkins, pastor of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church since 2001, celebrate its 150 year anniversary and the extensive renovations of the building. About 250 families belong to the parish. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Monsignor James D. Watkins, paster of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church celebrate its 150 year anniversary in Northwest, Washington, D.C., Friday, October 17, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Monsignor James D. Watkins, paster of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church celebrate its 150 year anniversary in Northwest, Washington, D.C., Friday, October 17, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Monsignor James D. Watkins, paster of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church celebrate its 150 year anniversary in Northwest, Washington, D.C., Friday, October 17, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Monsignor James D. Watkins, paster of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church celebrate its 150 year anniversary in Northwest, Washington, D.C., Friday, October 17, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Monsignor James D. Watkins, paster of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church celebrate its 150 year anniversary in Northwest, Washington, D.C., Friday, October 17, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Monsignor James D. Watkins, paster of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church celebrate its 150 year anniversary in Northwest, Washington, D.C., Friday, October 17, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Monsignor James D. Watkins, paster of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church celebrate its 150 year anniversary in Northwest, Washington, D.C., Friday, October 17, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Monsignor James D. Watkins, paster of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church celebrate its 150 year anniversary in Northwest, Washington, D.C., Friday, October 17, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Monsignor James D. Watkins, paster of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church celebrate its 150 year anniversary in Northwest, Washington, D.C., Friday, October 17, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Monsignor James D. Watkins, paster of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church celebrate its 150 year anniversary in Northwest, Washington, D.C., Friday, October 17, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Archbishop Paul Coakley, center, is installed as the fourth archbishop of the Oklahoma City Archdiocese in a ceremony at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, in Edmond, Okla., in this Feb. 11, 2011, file photo. (AP Photo/The Oklahoman, Jim Beckel, File)

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National Edition News cover for July 12, 2014 - Criminal confession a dilemma for clergy: A Louisiana Supreme Court's decision that a teenage girl's confession of abuse to a priest can be used as evidence threatens to upend the sacred penitent-confessor privilege, the Catholic Church said in response. (Associated Press)

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A Louisiana Supreme Court's decision that a teenage girl's confession of abuse to a priest can be used as evidence threatens to upend the sacred penitent-confessor privilege, the Catholic Church said in response. (associated press)

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** FILE ** In this June 20, 2014, photo, donated items for immigrant families who have crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally are arranged at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in McAllen, Texas. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

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Pope Francis told members of the Italian Mafia that they were officially excommunicated from the Catholic Church, according to news reports. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

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Pope Francis told members of the Italian Mafia that they were officially excommunicated from the Catholic Church, according to news reports. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

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Hospital workers clean the bodies of two of the victims of an attack on a Catholic Church in Bangui, Central African Republic, Wednesday May 28, 2014. Muslim rebels stormed a Catholic church compound in the capital of Central African Republic on Wednesday, killing as many as 30 people in a hail of gunfire and grenades, witnesses said. The attack on the compound at the Church of Fatima, where hundreds of civilians had sought refuge from the violence ravaging Bangui's streets, is the largest blamed on Muslim fighters since their Seleka coalition was ousted from power nearly five months ago. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

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Hospital workers clean the bodies of two of the victims of an attack on a Catholic Church in Bangui, Central African Republic, Wednesday May 28, 2014. Muslim rebels stormed a Catholic church compound in the capital of Central African Republic on Wednesday, killing as many as 30 people in a hail of gunfire and grenades, witnesses said. The attack on the compound at the Church of Fatima, where hundreds of civilians had sought refuge from the violence ravaging Bangui's streets, is the largest blamed on Muslim fighters since their Seleka coalition was ousted from power nearly five months ago. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)