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PAGE, 14 ARKANSAS CATHOLIC AUGUST 19, 19 1 "Report," from page I regularities or operational difficulties in Covenant House's collection and safe- guarding of donor contributions. -- Compensation of Covenant House appointed. m Covenant House's programs are generally well-conceived, appropriately structured and provide an irreplaceable resource and a sound model for deliv- Theodore M. Hesburgh, Rabbi Marc H. Tanenbaum, Cyrus Vance and Paul A. Volcker, which was established to oversee and evaluate the results, con- clusions and recommendations of the cluding Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississipl and Alabama. In addition to centers 15 cities, Covenant House also opera! a nationwide toll-free hotline NINELINE - which receives more executives is well within acceptable ering critically needed services to a investigations, endorsed the report. In 120,000 crisis calls each year fr0ข limits, population that is otherwise seriously a statement issued, the Oversight troubled teens and their parents., [ -- Covenant House, which had been underserved. Committee said: structured so that Ritter had complete Appropriate structural and proce- "We find the excellent Report to be I legal and operational control over its dural reforms have been undertaken in a thorough, careful and honest ap- "Pro-nuncio," from page 1 j )! I affairs, has now been structured so that all areas identified by the reports,praisal of Covenant House and the Cacciavillan - pronounced I 'l the Board of Directors has true au- A special Oversight Committee, problems it has encountered. We are chah-vil-LAHN - is a native of N0ข i s thority and responsibility. A new presi- comprised of William M. Ellinghaus, convinced the investigations have been Di Valdagno, near Vicenza in northeข , dent, Sr. Mary Rose McGeady, hasbeenformer president of AT&T, Rev. complete and impartial .... Italy. He is a 31-year veteran of# "Clearly, mistakes were made. Some Vatican diplomatic corps. • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • , • • corrective measures have been taken He had been pro-nundo to India i • and others have been recommended 1981 when Pope John Paul II [ C i and will be put in place" We are cฐn" him tฐ the U'S" pฐst' and since 19 '1111 ' t I ฉt-tDSMEIER • • vinced the recommended measures up- had also been pro-nuncio to Nepa. i c propriately address past weaknesses and In the U. S: he succeeds ArchbiSM [ i should assure a firm foundation for the Pit Laghi, papal representative iriS[ i • • future work of a unique and important U.S. since 1980, who in Mav was ha# ] [ • • " ขขv, Hwy. 865 . organization." head of the Vatican's Congregation "' F U R N I T U R E : ~ iayflower~ AR : Ralph A. Pfeiffer, Jr., chair of the Catholic Education. Cacciavillan, ~ข1ข) [ • • Board of Directors, said: The Report speaks English, French, German #.[ a • 470-0721 . confirms some things that makeusvery Spanish as well as his native Itali#[ • • s d. Rztter s contnbutaon to sooety and chatted warmly and easily with mernl t • • to the welfare of thousands of kids in of the welcoming party. , • • • need cannot be denied. By the same It was the first time the State ee token, we acknowledge his and our ment was formally represented atI 1023 Oak Street •u . • mistakes, and we pledge that we will do arrival of a Vatican ambassador to tici Downtown : Tim Benton,P.D., Member ; all in our power to insure that they will U.S. in the early decades of U.S. C0nway,AR72032 " • not be repeated. We will devote our full tory the pope hadno ambassador lae [ • "of St. Joseph's in Conway •• energies to the vital work of this cher- althou h the U S had a consul • g . • . • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • ished and necessary institution, then a resident minister in the Fa l Ipl SEE THE GREAT PASSION PLAY & STAY AT KELLER'S COUNTRY DORM RESORT ( For Groups of 12 or more ) Eureka Springs, Ark ! Air -Conditioned Lodging, Swimming, $9 tickets, ! , ! • Y ! I Box 4o8 I I POCAHONTAS, ARK. 72455 I I 1'.. PHONE 892-3191 l] *Rh Drug Co. 2801 KAVANAUGH BLVD. LITTLE ROCK 663 - 4131 Free Delivery Grilled Burger Cookout, and Breakfast. All for $24 each !Call 501 /253-8418 today ! ฎ g WORLD WIDE OPTICAL 622lAsher Ave. I II = ฎ II II III 5114 mavar,augh 663-4118 II L 2 \ PiLi"IoRฐ k'AR II lit, LitaeRock R.H. SAXTON JJ -0021 II L_ j Additionally, Covenant House stated that it has been cooperating fully with rthe New York State Atforney General's Office. Covenant House has offered to enter into an agreement with the At- torney General that it will carry out the report's recommendations and related reforms. The Attorney General's Office has reviewed the report and its rec- ommendations and has indicated that its investigation of Covenant House will be concluded at such time as the agreement is signed. Covenant House has provided food, shelter, clothing, medical care, coun- seling and other services to more than 220,000 young people since its incep- tion in 1968. Covenant House New Orleans, located on North Rampart Street, serves more than 100 young people and 20 babies every day. The center also serves a four-state area, in- States. Congress banned diplomatic i: :| tions in 1867 by withdrawing furlS[ from the U.S. delegation, and when l!![ first papal representative was serJt e asv' Washington in 1895, he cam g[ apostolic delegate - a papal repreSe0 J tive to the Church in the country, no diplomatic status, if} When diplomatic relations were stored in 1984 Archbishop Laghi, deady in the country as an apoSt#I elegate, was made pro-nuncio. Nooz? Send us yours! I I Pastoral Services Chaplain desired for progressive 188 bed acute comprehen- sive care mecllcal center. Four units CPE training required, two units being advanced units. Must have chaplain status with NACC or fellow with COC. Full time position. Opportunity present to minister in various areas of hospital. Send resume to: Sister Cheryl Sylvester, Vice-Pres. Mission Effectiveness, Mt. Carmel Medical Center Centennial & Rouse Pittsburg, KS 66762 "Giving Faulkner County good banking since 1933..." 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