ABC Evening News for Monday, Aug 09, 1976
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(Studio) Reporter notes recent changes in Roman Catholic Church.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith
(Eveleth, Minnesota) Polka music of descendants of South Europeans in this area of Minnesota is being used to spread word of God. Idea of using same music with religious words originated by Father Frank Perkovich of Eveleth Resurrection Catholic Church. [PERKOVICH - says Gregorian chants and other church songs originally from folk songs.] At 1st horrified, parishioners now mostly praise Father Perkovich's innovation. [Comments from PARISHIONERS to Father Perkovich on mass.] Reporter notes success of mass over country
REPORTER: John Drury
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