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L NO. Z9 DIOCESE OF LITTLE ROCK. AR II AUGUST I Z. 1990 I UPI/CNS Archbishop Eugene A. Marino In Atlanta -- tomes after relationship (CNS) - Archbishop Eugene arino of Atlanta resigned his post in JuT because of "an intimate rela- tionship with a woman" that began in 1988 and ended only when church authorities learned of it, Bishop James P. Lyke said at a news conference in Atlanta Aug. 2. He urged "compassionate support and prayer" for the archbishop, who is under medical care at a retreat house in an undisclosed location in New York. Lyke, who was named administrator of the archdiocese when Marino's res- ignation wasan-I See related articleI nounced Page 10 July 10, called the press conference after an Atlanta television station, WAGA, broke the story of the relationship Aug. 1. In an opening statement to report- ers Lyke said church authorities "be- came aware of the relationship in mid- April" and immediately began an in- vestigation. Atlanta media identified the woman involved with the archbishop as Vicki R. Long, 27, a single mother and former singer who was reportedly an active member of St. John the Evangelist Parish in Hapeville, an Atlanta suburb. -- See "Marino," page 10 I II II I Ii III I & II Sr. Rosetta Kuettel, OSB, was one of born to the late Joseph Burgener Kuettel in rural St. (Conway County). :yOung girl, she was a member of Sr. Mildred Dunn, OSB, dies in Fort Smith at 92 Page 16 and attended elemen- taught by the Benedictines Smith. secondary education and made monas- tic profession in 1940. During those days in Benedictine history, teachers taught during the school years and often during the sum- mer months returned to the other side of the desk to further their own educa- CNS Two stamp enthusiasts sort through bins of donated foreign and domestic stamps in front of an exhibit at the Boys Town stamp center in Boys Town, NE. The center raises money for youth-care programs by selling donated duplicate stamps and will offer its entire collection of foreign coins for sale. By Laurie Hansen Washington (CNS) - The Washing- ton-based Center of Concern has urged the U.S. bishops to scrap their proposed pastoral letter on women's concerns, citing "inconsistencies" in the document's second draft. "Do not approve this document even The Center of Concern is an inde- pendent Catholic study center created in 1971 as a result of cooperation be- tween the U.S. bishops and the Society of Jesus. "Inherent contradictions and incon- - + sistencies permeate" the second draft of the U.S. bishops' proposed pastoral letter, making a good revision impos- sible, according to the center's report. The fundamental contradiction shaping the document, it says, is that See "Pastoral," page 11 lions. Sr. Kuettel received her BSEin an amended form. Do not attempt a ceived a call to be a sister from Incarnate Word College, San pastoral letter on women's concerns at I was in the ...... Antonio, TX. this time," says the center's 10,000-word lgrade'"alwa wShe re- Verona, MO, was her report, which is especially critical of the [ o w,.. ] _. ysanted first teaching assign-documents' treatment ofthe church s'