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Seattle / Church Controversy #527792

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 03, 1983
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(Studio) Pope John Paul II reported ordering investigation of Seattle, WA, Archbishop Raymond Hunthausen due to his views on soc. issues and opposition to arms race.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw

(Seattle, WA) Details of and background to papal investigation by Archbishop James Hickey of Hunthausen examined; films shown. [HUNTHAUSEN - explains his stance on nuclear disarmament.] His reference to Trident submarine base near here as the "Auschwitz of Puget Sound" and refusal to pay portion of income tax designated for defense recalled. [MAN - criticizes archbishop's arms stance.] Criticism of Hunthausen's changes in church services outlined. [HUNTHAUSEN - defs. addressing gay organization] [HICKEY-claims to be here as friend.]
REPORTER: David Burrington

Brokaw, Tom;
Burrington, David

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