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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles: Vince Gonzales) Two reports of troubling news for the Catholic Church featured; details given about the arrest of controversial Phoenix Bishop Thomas O’Brien in connection with a fatal hit-and-run accident and about the resignation of Frank Keating as head of the Church’s internal investigation of pedophilia among priests; Keating’s statements to the “Los Angeles Times” concerning his frustration with bishops, including Cardinal Roger Mahony, quoted. [Los Angeles district attorney Steve COOLEY- comments on Mahony’s refusal to release documents.] [Archdiocese of Los Angeles spokesman Tod TAMBERG- says the Church is composed of good people.] [Survivor group spokesperson Mary GRANT- says it’s not about protecting kids.] NOTE - Local weather bulletin on screen.
- Rather, Dan;
- Gonzales, Vince
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