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Phoenix, Arizona / Catholic Church / Bishop's Resignation #731153

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 18, 2003
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Phoenix: Frank Buckley) The resignation of Phoenix Catholic Bishop Thomas O'Brien after he was charged in a hit-&-run accident featured; details given of O'Brien's prior acknowledgement that he protected priests accused of sexual abuse. [Phoenix diocese apostolic administrator Archbishop Michael SHEEHAN†- announces O'Brien's resignation.] [Survivors Network for Those Abused by Priests

(SNAP) Paul PFAFFENBERGER†- says many are relieved that O'Brien is not the diocese leader.] [Maricopa County attorney Rick ROMLEY†- hopes for real change within the church.]

Brown, Aaron;
Buckley, Frank

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