Friday, August 23, 1985

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - August 23, 1985, New Braunfels, Texas Mew Braunfels August 19O3 Bishop says church not practicing its teachings American churches often option for the but i W American churches often complain that society is economically unfair to the its a rare thing for officials of the church to say it itself is guilty of the same But thats what two Roman Catholic spokesman said that while the church preaches a better deal for the the church doesnt put those words into practice in its own Bishop Willliam who retired earlier this year as bishop of Fort Wayne South says a glaring gap separates what the church teaches about economic justice from the way it treats its own The bishops advocate a preferential option for the but 1 have seen little preference shown to the churchs lowest most insecure employees janitors rectory secretaries and he Citing the latest emphasis on justice for the poor in the draft of the bishops planned pastoral letter on the he says it urges the church to set an but the church falls far short of doing He said in a recent Getting Our House In at James Cathedral in Brooklyn that increased Catholic con tributions are necessary to pay church workers Similar criticism was reported by National Catholic News Service in an editorial in the archdiocesan newspaper The It said that the church has a Kleenex approach to It uses people up and then tosses them All levels of the church have a scandalous history of abusing its who often leave their jobs burnedout and bitter said the written by acting editor Bill It said church wages have improved over the last 10 but further adjustments are The editorial drew such voluminous reader Dobbs that a followup editorial was answering questions and saying the first one blamed the church for past mistakes but failed to praise it for recent the paper stood by its original position saying People have been Not not but hurt Employees of various Protestant and Catholic organizations recently have become more assertive in seeking better Staff workers in New York for the National Council of Churches have organized for collective At the lay workers early this year proclaimed a state of agitation until of ficials agreed to consider pay While most major Jewish and Roman Catholic bodies have advocated Briefly unionization of workers to obtain improved the religious groups seldom en courage their own employees to join a On the McManus some Catholic hospitals and schools have actively sought to block collectivebargaining At the Catholic Conference in formerly the National Catholic Welfare he said treatment of lay employees varied from poor to terrible when he served on its staff from 1945 to But he said the situation has improved since the Second Vatican Council of 196265 when the national agency was Film scheduled at Church of Nazarene Chuck Swindells film Strike the Original Match will be shown Sunday at 6 at New Braunfels Church of the 1465 In terstate 35 In the seven couples discuss shattered bitterness and Christs forgiving and healing Pastor Jeff Mihelich says it is an inspiring film with workable suggestions for improving any All interested per sons are Openings available for MothersDay Out The Mothers Day Out Program sponsored by Johns Episcopal 312 has openings for the fall Continued from Page 5A there in the Unable to find seats they go up to the segregated balcony and sit next to the towns black As the judge retires and the spectators file out of the Atticus is engrossed in watching her He stands alone in the placing papers from the table into his He puts on his Youngsters ages 4 months to 2 years will be The program is each Monday and Friday from 930 to All interested persons are asked to call the church office at 6252532 for more Spirit of Life open day care center Kare Bear Und is a new day care center sponsored by Spirit of Life Fellowship 419 En The church plans an open house for the center 31 from 2 to 6 Openings are available for youngsters ages 18 months to 12 The center will be open Monday through Friday from 6am to 6 For more information or to call Betty Wood at 6257166 or Married priests seeking restoration By GEORGE CORNELL By GEORGE CORNELL AP religion writer An appeal is mounting in Roman especially from many former clergy dispensed from active priesthood in order to that they be restored to regular priestly Their plea takes on international breadth this 2630 near Rome at what is billed as the first world synod of Catholic married Were willing to serve the church Bonnike of former president of the National Federation of Priests Council and now head of a prison The current shortage of priests is expected to become more acute in the next and several bishops and national hierarchies have suggested the church may need to open the priesthood to married There have been some Former Episcopal and Lutheran who were married in those have been admitted to the Catholic It seems somewhat inconsistent for the church to accept these married but reject those who have been Roman Catholics all their Bonnike Its hard for people to an organization of dispensed American priests now says about in that category want to return to active priesthood about a third of the who left the priesthood in the last 20 The number of former Catholic priests worldwide is about and studies indicate about a third wish restoration to active That would be a substantial pool of trained A proposed statement that Americans are presenting to the meeting at about 20 miles south of appeals to Pope John Paul II and bishops for read mission to full and active The statement points out that Roman Catholicism had married priests for its first 12 with the basis for it in and that priestly celibacy has never been a matter of but a discipline that could be It has applied only to the Western rite of the and not its Eastern rite Delegations to the meeting in Italy were planned from the United Canada and most West European with about 200 expected to European proposals for the meeting were said to focus on the Scriptural basis for optional celibacy in the noting that some of Jesus apostles had and that Paul stressed their right to Another proposed paper was to deal with the issue of ordaining which the pope has ruled About 10 Americans released from the priesthood were scheduled to take including Terence Dosh of executive secretary of and who now heads Pace a private school for Cook County Others included Bernard personnel director at Josephs Hospital in Chicago Heights Robert a theologian at Berkeley Theologial Union in California Anthony a theologian at Rompano College in New and Frank who teaches religion at Chicago City and walks down the aisle toward the A beaten man but with soul Jean is engrossed in watching her father when she feels someone touch her She turns around and notices that everyone in the balcony is The black minister nudges her again and Miss stand your father is passing Does your life provide an example of 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