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OCTOBER 7, 1988 ARKANSAS CATHOLIC BEYOND ARKAN5A$ Lira; New York, NY (Special) -Tile sudden announcement by tile Government of Nicaragua that private. United States humanitarian relief programs would be suspended was met with sadness and regret by Catholic Relief Services (CRS). CRS, with a $3 million medical pro- gram for Nicaraguan children, is respon- sible for one of the largest private assis- tance programs in Nicaragua. "It is regrettable that the Nicaraguan government has seen fit to suspend these strictly humanitarian programs," AMERICAN INDIAN CUSTOMS--fas- cinating leaflet explores facts about family life and customs of Sioux Indians. An in- formative booklet for anyone interested in our First Americans. LAKOTA LIFE, leaf- let, FREE St. Joseph's Indian School, Box 1138. Chamberlain, SD 57326 said Lawrence A. Pezzullo, CRS execu- tive director. "They are designed to meet the medical needs of innocent victims of armed conflict in that country. Right now, we have three truckloads of medicine at the Honduran border which have been refused entry to Nicaragua." In May, CRS received a U.S. govern- ment grant for $3 million for the pur- chase and distribution of medicines to 205,000 people, mostly children, who are served by 80 clinics operated by the Catholic Church. The first shipments of medicine reached Nicaragua earlier this month. MOV|E5 Be a Knight today. You can do more for your family,Church, community and fellowman as a Knight of Columbus. Enjoy the challenges, satisfaction /~ and security of membership /~*r C'~ in the worWs most dy. ic Catholic fraternal organization. ~1~// Be a Knight todayl Join the Knights of Columbus I"-----------'1 Fill out & mail to: State Membership Director: Mark Tyler 1 602 E. Drilling St., Morrilton,AR 72110 1 Name | "Address Telephone | KNIGHTs OF COLUMBUS ! [. .I CLASS A, SEL-TION II (Adults and Adolescents) Tucker: The Man and His Dream CLASS A, SECTION m (Adults) Clean and Sober; Eight Men Out; Hot to Trot; Married to the Mob; Moon Over Parador; Running on Empty; Steal- ing Home; The Big Blue; The Wizard of Loneliness; The Year My Voice Broke; Young Guns CLASS A, SECTION IV (Adults With Reservations) The Beast CLASS O (Morally Objectionable) A Nightmare on Elm'Street 4: The Dream Master; The Last Temptation of Christ Tbomas Bul Co. HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING 101 Linden Service and (501) 773-8193 Texarkana, AR 75504 Installation Residential Commercial Member of St. Edward's Catholic Church in Texarkana Army accused of massacre San Salvador, El Salvador (NC) - Auxiliary Bishop Gregorio Rosa Chavez Salvador accused the army of massacring 10 villagers south of the President Jose Napoleon Duarte challenged the church to produce evidence alleged massacre at the village of Cebadilla. Bishop Rosa Chavez told Tutela Legal, the archdiocesan legal aid office, had collected evidence the 10 villagers were shot in cold blood by soldiers. An army claimed all 10 were leftist guerrillas, but later said only two of the dead and the rest were civilians. :i ,../ Priest said with insurgents Manila, Philippines (NC) - A captured communist rebel has told military ( that Father Rudy Romanol the Filipino Redemptorist priest who than three years ago, is with the insurgents in the mountains of Church officials said the rebel's statement was "ridiculous." The rebel, 46, said he had seen Father Romano dressed in a white robe and teaching session for rebel sympathizers in the Negros highlands last Priest allowed to return Toronto, Canada (NC) - A Canadian priest deported from Haiti has been to return following an agreement between Canada and the new gore Viatorian Father Rene Poirier said the Haitians, in a deal struck with government, attached no conditions to his return. The priest said he knowledge of the negotiations until he, was informed of the agreement. The old priest said he would likely return to Grand Goave, where prior to he was the only pastor in a city of 54,000 residents, mostly Catholic. Study of immigrants planned Washington, DC (NC) - The U.S. Catholic Conference has announced: an in-depth study of today's immigrants and what their presence means for values, the work force, the growth of cities arid towns in the United States future of the U.S. Catholic Church. Funded by the Lilly Foundation, the stud) directed by Fr. Eugene F. Hemrick, USCC director of research, and Dean R. sociologist at The Catholic University of America. A statement from the of Research, released in late September, said that in the last two years, the States has had its highest legal immigration level since the early 1900s. Nun named archdiocesan chancellor Denver, CO (NC) - Sister of Loretto Rosemary Wilcox, vice-chancell0r Denver Archdiocese since 1984, has been named archdiocesan chancel ArchbishopJ. Francis Stafford. Sr. Rosemary is the first woman to hold that] in the archdiocese and one of a few women chancellors in the United succeeds Father Edward M. Hoffmann, who was appointed moderatOr archdiocesan curia arid vicar general of the archdiocese. AN ADDITIONAL STAFF PERSON IS NEEDED FOR LITTLE ROCK SCRIPTURE STUDY OFFICE We are looking for a person who can represent the" Little Rock Scripture Study Program in Arkansas and nati Duties outside the state will indude: presentor at promotional workshops In other dioceses and exhibitor at national conferences. Local duties will include: planning and coordinating seminars, retreats and workshops presented in Arkansas. Interested parties may contact the Sc.tipture Study Office, P.O.Box 7565. Little Rock,AR 72.217, 664-0340 or 664-6102. Felicians elect vicar general Buffalo, NY (NC) - Felician Sister Mary Raymond Kasprzak, a leader ofh province in Buffalo and a member of the Buffalo Diocese's Catholic education, was elected vicar general of the worldwide Felician congregation.: For the past six years, Sr. Mary Raymond served as a councilor for , Immaculate Heart of Mary Province, based in Buffalo, and as the province of education. She was elected vicar general, the Felicians' No. 2 position, during an Au.gust general meeting of the order in Rome. Her announced by the Diocese of Buffalo. Aid asked for migrants St. Petersburg, FL (NC).- Bishop VL Thomas Larkin of St. Petersburg has food and clothing to assist migrant workers whose earnings this reduced by the drought in the Midwest. '"The extended drought this them to earn very little and to return to Florida earlier than usual," TOte in his column in the St. Petersburg edition of The newspaper. He asked each parish of the diocese to sponsor a collection clothing and hold monthly collections after thatl