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Catholic Church / Ex-Priests and Nuns #203374

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 30, 1969
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(Studio) Reporter gives issues of Catholic Church today.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Former priests and nuns talk at party about social and financial adjustments. [James VERITY - says some at loss for words when meet ex-priest, but average person accepts it today.] Takes Doug. Mooney 3 mos. to get job as advisor to mothers at foundling hospital. [MOONEY - says can't get experience without being hired. Biggest problems are finances and loneliness.] Verity thought parents would be biggest problem. [VERITY - says ex-priest wants to be near people and marry.] [Former nun Jeanne de LOCA - tells how she met former Trappist monk. Most nuns leave to get married.] Some ex-nuns and priests stay with church and others leave it.
REPORTER: Ponchitta Pierce

Cronkite, Walter;
Pierce, Ponchitta

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