Ohio diocese discourages ALS Association ice bucket challenge, cites embryonic stem cell funds

  • by: AMANDA LEE MYERS , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 21, 2014 - 4:15 PM

CINCINNATI — A Roman Catholic diocese in Ohio is discouraging its 113 schools from participating in the ice bucket challenge to benefit the ALS Association, saying the group's funding of embryonic stem cell research is "in direct conflict with Catholic teaching."

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