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2009: Issue of Abortion Sparks Controversy

The annual St. Patrick’s Parade in Scranton is on Saturday, and the excitement, like most years, is building.

However, back in 2009, that excitement was tempered by a controversy involving then Diocese of Scranton Bishop Joseph Martino.

Vice President Joe Biden was set to march in Scranton, but his stance on abortion upset the bishop.

This Video Vault is from Newswatch 16’s Norm Jones five years ago.


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