ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 25, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Detroit, Michigan: Charles Thomas) Predicament facing Roman Catholic churches in inner cities like Detroit featured; details given, scenes shown from church service. [MAN - says pews used to be filled.] Archdiocese's recommendations that 43 inner city churches be closed detailed. [Bishop Patrick COONEY - discusses cost of church maintenance.] [CHURCHGOER - opposes mergers.] Priests' accusations that archdiocese is abandoning inner city parishioners detailed; scenes shown from church rally. [PRIEST - says it is racist.] [COONEY - responds.]
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