Religion: Tidings

> A Roman Catholic laymen's group, after a year of trying to find out more about church finances, charged in a report last week that there was not enough information to find out. The National Association of Laity graded the financial reporting of each U.S. diocese on a scale from A to F. Only two of the nation's eight largest —Chicago and Detroit—got as much as a D. New York and Los Angeles rated F for being "misleading." Brooklyn, Newark and Philadelphia (home of John Cardinal Krol, president of the U.S. bishops' conference) have...

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