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__November 4, 1994 The Message --for Catholics of Southwestern Indiana 27 OLY ALL Low Cholesterol Irled 'Chicken & Beef Dinners Prom I hO0 am to 6:00 pm EST '1 O0 Attendance Prize ve llourStartln at . EST lRle Ire.sent o g Wl 1"00 pm-6 pm Ear AMILY ESTIVAL Everything Indoors FOOD BINGO 40 QUILTS  4 FISHPOND TURTLE SOUP MEAT STANDS COUNTRY STORE COUNTRY KITOIEN SPLATTER BOARDS FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT Rumors are false: There is no petition The infamous "Madalyn Murray O'Hair" petition has once again surfaced in south- western Indiana. Rumors have surfaced since 1975 about a pe- tition to the Federal Communi- cations Commission, concern- ing a request to the FCC to prohibit religious broadcasting. The FCC typically receives about 1.5 million pieces of mail a year, along with numerous phone calls, about the petition. At least two parishes in Evansville have recently re- ceived requests to send letters to the FCC. "Such rumors are false," stated the FCC, in a form let- ter sent out to the millions of persons who wrote to object. "No federal law or regulation gives the FCC the authority to prohibit radio and television stations from presenting reli- gious programs .... Broadcast- ers . . . are responsible for se- lecting the programming that is aired by their stations." pointments, announced Oct. 30, brought prestige: to local churches that are: Still sUf-: fering the effects of political repression and war; Viet; nam, Cuba, Lebanon and Bosnia-Herzegovina, They also highlighted church lead- ership in nearly every corner ! of the globe, from Montreal I to Madagascar, from Tokyo| to Ec.dor. RU: The ili Suzanne Crouch is a native of Evansville, a graduate of Mater Dei and lives here with her husband, Larry Downs, and their daughter, Courtney. Suzanne has long had a passion for being involved in her community and has been active for many years. Along with being an adviser to the Ozanam Family Shelter, a past board member of The American Cancer Society, and active in other volunteer organizations, Suzanne has also served the Republican Party as Chairman from 1989 through 1993. With a degree in political science from Purdue University and continuing studies in accounting at the University of Southern Indiana, Suzanno ClINCh has both the experience and background that make her...lllo right parson for Auditor of Vanderburgh County. A vote for Suzanne Crouch for Auditor is a vote for... The Right Person. , Paid fr and authori ii'! RusSell G L' - zed by the I:ricndsofSuzanaCrtch, mya, Jr. Treasurer. :% throughout the:United I The head of the Leader- ship Conference of Women Religious has called a pro* posed statement on women by the U.S. bishops "a signif- icant breakthrough and a sign of hope." The proposed Jewish, Catholic and  rant leaders gathered in front of Sacramento's Cathe- dral of the Blessed Sacra.: ment to speak out against the Sorcalled "Save Our State  initiative. Occasion for dialogue The world Synod of Bish- opsdid not draw the line on changes in consecrated life as some feared. The month. long assembly ended up an occasion dialoe:be tween bishops and religii The world Synod of Bishops gave the Caiholi Church