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II VOL LXXlX. NO. 15 Y Deborah HUliard minimum three years of specialized Little Rock - On a wall of Msgr. B. Scheper's apartment is a back- rds-running clock. The second hand SWeeps Counter-clockwise, and the hours marked in reverse. ve in the past, he want to go back in time. toes, howe er, values ': bygone era, he says that Catho- -WOuld do well COnsider their age 90, Msgr. ........... : Baptist the old- Priest in the ...... :ese of Little was or- April 27, the late .Op John B. Came to this in 1923," Says, re-begin- Story he's psychology and two years in the class- room 'With the professor sitting in the back, watching" before they were al- lowed to teach. With teachers returning to their jobs after the war, Msgr. Scheper says, he "had little chance of holding a job" and decided to emigrate when relatives in Ohio offered him and his brother money for the trip. "Our [Ger- man] money sure wasn't worth anything," he re- calls, adding that he and his friends used to play cards with "money instead of matchsticks, because it was cheaper." Arriving in -:;~ Iowa, he worked on his relative's farm until he had repaid his debt, then moved on "I Msgr. Scheper enjoys his association to the farm of a a teacher in with the children at St. Joseph's Home man who had Teacher and Day Care. (Deborah Hilliard) school-aged chil- there was dren, a situation Here [in the U.S.], anybody which "forced me to speak English," he ,a University degree can teach, but recalls. Then, he moved to Ohio to DIOCESE OF LITTLE ROCK, AR Mother Teresa ministers to a poor man at her Home of the Dying Destitutes in Calcutta, India, In this 1979 photo. She won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979 for her work. She resigned April 11. (CNS/KNA) "Living res from duty Vatican City (CNS) - Pope John Paul II has accepted the resignation of Mother Teresa of Calcutta as superior of the Missionaries of Charity because of her age and poor health, the Vati- can announced April 11. The popealso approved the holding of a general chapter of the missionar- ies Sept. 8, probably in Calcutta, India, to elect a successor to the 79-year-old Nobel Peace Prize winner. Last December, doctors in India implanted a heart pacemaker in Mother Teresa, who was hospitalized earlier in Catholic Little Rock - Art works by Catholic school students are currently on display at the Arkansas Arts Center here. The works were chosen by a panel of jurors to be included in the 1990 Barrett and Cissi Hamilton Young Arkansas Artists Exhibition. The statewide competition attracted 1,469 entries from" 362 schools. The jurors, members of the National Art Education Association, selected 297 pieces for the exhibition, which will continue through May 13. Fifty two students each received a Recognition Award and $250 (to be used by the winner's school art department). Receiving a Recognition Award and $250 were: Kyle Fore, fourth grade, St. John's, Hot Springs. Trey Wellborn, fourth grade, Our Lady of the Holy Souls, Little Rock. Katie White, freshman, Mt. St. Mary Academy, Little Rock. Traci Wright, senior, Mt. St. Mary Academy, Little Rock. Other students whose works are in- cluded in the exhibition are: Christ the King, Little Rock- John Liem, kindergarten; Jessica Finan, first grade; Eduardo Prince, third grade; Megan Kearney, fifth grade; Tyler Lewison, sixth grade; and Michael Stimis, eighth grade. Immaculate Conception, Fort Smith - Andrea Shaffer, fifth grade; and Charity Smith, sixth grade. APRIL 2Z, 1990 I II II school honors ""." work on another relative's farm. the fall for heart problems. Country, he says, prospective"Their son was a Kansas priest, Dio-Mother Teresa wrote bishops and [ ] required to complete a See "Scheper," page 7 See "Saint," page 11 I ] Intry in crisis: government and the rebels in order to late to get food to them, said Lawrence / o npians race move in food supplies to famine- Pezzullo, executive director of CRS. Ia-,=02.,a" stricken areas, " This time, he said, the internationalo 0- "This is not the same problem we've community, especially the U.S. govern- t Vation in known so often in Ethiopia, when ment, has supplied food. The feeding .... '-to people because the world woke up too See "Ethiopia," page 11 rn home famine, caused by. drought, killed stations and delivery systems to feed two lil Irig up with the particulars is , i ce the situation seems to i ; flY" But one thing is constant: rune in Ethiopa is growing worse Week. N to Catholic Relief Services, ,. :!i!h non in Ethiopia is at a critical War in that country has slowed I! ~ et rues completely halted O lie "efforts. For instance, CRS ,d to negotiate with both the