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Catholic Priests / Racism In Church #2449

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 09, 1969
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(Studio) Group of Roman Catholic priests in Newark, New Jersey,accuse their archbishop and archdiocese of racism. Father Frank Testa summed up group's charges.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Newark, New Jersey) [TESTA - church apathetic and racist in Newark.] Rebelling priests work in ghetto areas. Claim prejudice in schools, housing, and church-owned hospitals. Have formed Inner-city Priests United for Action to get public attention Vicar general comments on racist charge. 20 priests realize they may receive disciplinary action, but continue to fight for community and church.
REPORTER: Lou Cioffi

Reporter(s):
Cioffi, Lou;
Reynolds, Frank
Duration:
00:02:50

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