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Roman Catholic Church / American Nuns #321575

CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 07, 1988
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(Studio: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(NYC: Richard Schlesinger) Problems facing nuns in American Roman Catholic Church featured; scenes shown of retired nuns in Newburgh, New York. [Retired nun Sister MARY Anthony - says we have made sacrifices and now have nothing to fall back on.] Costs of care for retired nuns detailed. [Rockville Centre diocese Bishop John McGANN - says there are not enough funds to care for sick and retired.] [Sister MARY Anthony - comments.] Fin. plight of retired nuns detailed. [Support Our Aging Religious (SOAR) spokesperson Frank BUTLER - says Catholic clergy has been cool to SOAR's efforts to aid nuns.]

Reporter(s):
Schieffer, Bob;
Schlesinger, Richard
Duration:
00:02:30

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