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Pope Benedict XVI sits in background left during the Good Friday Passion Mass celebrated in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican. (AP)
Pope Benedict XVI sits in background left during the Good Friday Passion Mass celebrated in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican. (AP)

There have been a lot of provocative issues brought up in the run up to the November elections. Contraception coverage under the health care law.

And last month the Vatican admonished a group of progressive nuns saying they promoted "radical feminist themes," like challenging the church on homosexuality, contraception and male-only priesthood. Some of the Republican candidates, Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich, both Catholic, have said their faith is under attack. And the U.S. Conference of Bishops would agree with them.

Last month the group called for two weeks of public protest in June and July against what it sees as growing government encroachment on religious freedom.

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This segment aired on May 8, 2012.

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