February 23, 1996

Church groups balk at potential CIA use of clergy in covert operations

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c. 1996 Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS)-Religious groups expressed concern Thursday (Feb. 22) about a loophole in CIA rules that allows the U.S. spy agency to use clergy and missionaries for covert work overseas. The rules forbid the CIA from hiring or establishing any intelligence relationships”with any U.S. clergy or missionary whether or not ordained, […]

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