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Churches / Inner City #112154

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 03, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Jarriel) Report introduced.

(Chicago, Illinois: Chris Bury) Fin. problems facing historic old churches in inner cities featured; possible closing of Saint Mary of the Angels Church in Chicago, Illinois, noted. [Reverend Edwin LAPINSKI - says church can't meet expenses.] [WOMAN - asks for help.] History of Chicago inner city churches reviewed; details given, scenes shown. [National Trust spokesperson David DOHENY - says churches are community resources.] Saint Mary's church shown. [Archbishop of Chicago Joseph Cardinal BERNARDIN -says can't fix up churches.] [Parishioner Rita KOZIATEK - explains ties to Saint Mary's.] Transformation of some historic churches to other uses reported; details given, scenes shown.

Bury, Chris;
Jarriel, Tom

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