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Detroit, Michigan / Roman Catholic Church #318507

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 17, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Detroit, Michigan: Frank Currier) Proposal by Roman Catholic Church to close many city churches featured. [Saint Ignatius Church Father Anthony HELINSKI - comments on archdiocese's order to close church.] [Archbishop of Detroit Edmund Cardinal SZOKA - says third of Detroit churches have to close due to financial problems.] Churches noted built during wave of immigration. [Parishioners Esther KUCZEK and Lucy JURZEK - comment.] Poverty in inner city noted. [Parishioner Richard ZIELMANSKI - comments on closing.] [Nativity Church Sister Jolene VAN HANDEL - comments on situation.] Detroit noted having highest murder rate in US. [Theology prof. Martin MARTY - comments.] [JURZEK - says she wants to be buried in this church.]

Currier, Frank;
Rather, Dan

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