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LXXIX, NO. 28 Sr. Carmelite (Betty Jane) Greasy Myers, OSB, Was born April 29, 1921, in Montana, the daugh- ter of James and Marguerite Greasy. Later, her Step'father was Col. C. C. Myers. She entered convent on Jan. 2, 1939, and first profession there on July 11, 1940. With a Bachelor's degree in English, Theol- ogy and Home Economics, she began a 45-year career in teaching, in addition to being a prin- cipal and librarian. at St. Andrew and Holy Souls Rock, St. Paul in Pocahontas, Blessed inJonesboro, Sacred Heart in Muen- Ster, TX, and in Lake Arthur in Louisiana. She currently teaches in Muenster. Her favorite hobbies are reading, sewing, and music. 1:6S Little Rock -July 1990 meant long- for nine of the 50 participating in Loyola te ' r ..Ministry - around the diocese. begun the program in January this was the first group in to complete the ten graduate Included in their coursework the topics: Old and New Testa- DIOCESE OF LITTLE ROCK, AK Times study finds media bias Los Angeles (CNS) - Despite attempts at fair and balanced coverage of the abortion issue, major American news media are bi- ased in favor of abortion rights, an exhaus- five, 18-month study by the Los Angeles Times revealed. "Abortion bias seeps into news," the newspaper said. It noted that abortion opponents are "insistent that media bias manifests itself, in print and on the air, almost daily. A comprehensive Times study... confirms that this bias often exists." Written by reporter David Shaw, the Times study of major newspapers, newsmag- azines and network TV news programs to- taled some 12,000 words and filled five articles that ran July 1-4. "Responsible journalists do try to be fair, and many charges of bias in abortion cover- age are not valid," the study reported. "But careful examination of stories published and broadcast reveals scores of examples, large and small, that can only be characterized as unfair to the opponents of abortion, either in content, tone, choice of language or prominence of play." For example, the Times study deter- mined; * "The news'fiaedia consistently use guage and images that frame the entire abortion debate in terms that implicitly favor abortion-rights advocates." .....* "Ab0rtion-rights advocates are often See "Times," page 10 Sr. Carmelita Greasy Myers The night before graduation a spe- cial Mass and reception were held for the more than 100 extension students who had come from around the coun- try for graduation. At the Mass, the Gospel was the story of Jesus washing See "Loyola," page 6 JULY 29, 1990 Grace and Christ, Morality, '" .... musical based on the life of Joseph in Ministry, the Church, and in Knights ,,. Hebrew Testament, end written by and group ministerial skills. this summer, five of the nine a growing problem Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber. On ; traveled to New orleans to . duction.JUne 23, 3,500 people attended the pro- gh graduation exercises. Ironi- i Washington (CNS) - l'here s a grow- as the first time they had ever l llL on the campus from which they l l II lag scandal inside the Knights," Bene- ]uating. Attending the gradu- 1 1 I1 dictine Rev. Paul Marx, president of 7o2arc2nSoteVeC:thgyr .Ptlefa Si aron Stevens was one of nine Human Life International, wrote re- cently. "Some of America's most promi- ....... Arkansans t0 graduate |ram the In- nent pro-abortion politicians are rsK,, ano ram me-. stitute members of the Knights of Columbus." Marx asked pro-lifers to mail printed ] postcards urgingSupreme Knight Vir- . Madeline and Walter Korf- / gil C. Dechant to please end this public " : macher of Our Lady of Good /[ scandal by expelling these disloyal ,. ' Counsel parish in Little Rock [ "Catholics. . j .': ; Were recently honored as i Some Knights support the expulsion effort and predict it will surface at the Aug. 7-9 national convention in San i I Peacemakers by the Arka.-/ Antonio. ,: : sas Peace Center. i ,Knights officials, though, have said it The couple attended a / is not their place to determine who is reception in their honor ] a "practicing" or, as they say, a "practi- along with their children,' | cal" Catholic. In April, the Arkansas Knights of i Mary and Joe. / / Columbus voted down a resolution The Kodmachors have/ encouraging the national group to adopt an expulsion policy. The Arkan- l "'n "" oom.r, ,or/ Knights rejection of the idea was many years, i based upon possible legal ramifications .m J of such a move. Landl Rich, daughter of William and Dora Rich (top), and Missy. Patrk:k daughter ..... of Pat and Barbara Patrick, all of St. Mary parish in Arkadelphla, recently partici. patad in the eighth annual YOUTH SING PRAISE program at the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, Bellevilla, IL. Seventy-five teens gathered to prepare for the performance of "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," a