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By Diogenes (articles ) | Feb 04, 2004

Just in case you should hear anything to the contrary.

That stand was controversial. Bishop Howard Hubbard of Albany, NY said the policy is "not consistent with who we are as a faith community, which believes in forgiveness, compassion and reconciliation." He noted the bishops issued a pastoral letter a year ago on crime which "rejected one strike and you're out," and promoted restorative justice and rehabilitation.

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