NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 11, 1983
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(Studio) Church's objection to Sister Agnes Mary Mansour's role as Michigan state welfare director due to department's handling of Medicaid funds for abortion recalled.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Lansing, Michigan) [MANSOUR - bows to Vatican pressure and resigns from order; won't allow Church intrusion in state affairs.] Her personal and professional stance on abortion recalled. [PRIEST - restates Church's refusal to allow Mansour to remain nun while in professor capacity.] [PEOPLE - debate issue.] [NUN - supports Mansour.]
REPORTER: Cassandra Clayton
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