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Chicago Cardinal Joseph Bernardin, in red vestments, who died in November 1996, is pictured that year entering Holy Angeles Cathedral in Chicago. In December 1983 at New York's Fordham University, Bernardin delivered a landmark lecture outlining what he called a "consistent ethic of life," using the Catholic tradition to articulate a defense of life at every stage, and in a way that could cross religious and political boundaries. (CNS/Chicago Catholic/Karen Callaway)