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August 9, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The woman whose involvement with Atlanta's archbishop led to his resignation says she was seduced by a nun when she was 19, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. Two sources say Vicki R. Long, 27, claims she worked with the nun at a Columbus, Ga., hospital and was seduced on a trip to Pittsburgh, Pa., the paper said. Atlanta Roman Catholic Archdiocese officials have confirmed that former Archbishop Eugene A. Marino had an "intimate relationship" with Long, a former lay minister.
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May 4, 1991 | From Times Wire Services
The man picked by Pope John Paul II to succeed Archbishop Eugene A. Marino as archbishop of Atlanta is a convert to Catholicism who worked with Martin Luther King Jr. in the civil rights movement in the 1960s. The appointment makes Bishop James P. Lyke, 52, the nation's highest-ranking black Catholic. He has been administrator of the archdiocese since Marino resigned in July, 1990.
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August 2, 1990 | From Associated Press
The resignation last month of Atlanta's Roman Catholic archbishop was prompted by the discovery of his two-year relationship with a woman, his successor confirmed Wednesday. Archbishop Eugene A. Marino, 56, who was the nation's highest ranking black Roman Catholic, resigned July 10 for what he said were health reasons and the need for "spiritual renewal, psychological therapy and medical supervision." He had relinquished his duties in May because of severe stress and a near heart attack.
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August 11, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Former Atlanta Archbishop Eugene Marino, who resigned because of an "intimate" relationship with a woman, has been admitted to a hospital psychiatric unit, an archdiocese spokesman said. Marino, formerly the nation's highest-ranking black Roman Catholic, was hospitalized late Thursday. He has been in seclusion since church officials confirmed last week that an "intimate" relationship with Vicki Long, a 27-year-old former lay minister, led to his June resignation.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 4, 1991 | From Times Wire Services
The man picked by Pope John Paul II to succeed Archbishop Eugene A. Marino as archbishop of Atlanta is a convert to Catholicism who worked with Martin Luther King Jr. in the civil rights movement in the 1960s. The appointment makes Bishop James P. Lyke, 52, the nation's highest-ranking black Catholic. He has been administrator of the archdiocese since Marino resigned in July, 1990.
NEWS
March 16, 1988 | Associated Press
Bishop Eugene A. Marino, named Tuesday as the first black Roman Catholic archbishop in the United States, said his appointment as head of the Atlanta archdiocese is "a great sign of hope to all our people." The appointment by Pope John Paul II comes more than two years after Marino and other black bishops wrote a pastoral letter calling on the church to increase the number of blacks in official positions. "The church has spoken but has the church listened to itself?"
NEWS
July 11, 1990 | RICHARD A. OPPEL JR. and LEE MAY, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Pope John Paul II on Tuesday accepted the resignation of ailing Bishop Leo T. Maher, who gained nationwide attention when he refused Communion to a political candidate because of her views on abortion, as head of the Catholic Diocese of San Diego. As expected, Bishop Robert H. Brom became the fourth leader of the diocese. It was also announced Tuesday that the Pope has accepted the resignation of the nation's highest-ranking black Roman Catholic clergyman, Archbishop Eugene A.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 19, 1988 | Associated Press
Black Roman Catholics came of age this week with the appointment of Auxiliary Bishop Eugene A. Marino as Atlanta's archbishop, according to fellow black churchmen. "It's a tremendous blessing for the people of Atlanta and for the entire American church, since he becomes the first black archbishop in the history of our church," said Bishop Carl Fisher of Los Angeles, a fellow native of Biloxi, Miss., who as a youth attended Marino's first Mass as a newly ordained priest.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 9, 1988 | DAVID TREADWELL, Times Staff Writer
He has been a trailblazer among black Roman Catholic priests--the first black vicar general of his religious order, the first black secretary of the national bishops' conference and now, as Atlanta's archdiocesan leader, the nation's first black archbishop and highest ranking black prelate. But Eugene A.
NEWS
August 11, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Former Atlanta Archbishop Eugene Marino, who resigned because of an "intimate" relationship with a woman, has been admitted to a hospital psychiatric unit, an archdiocese spokesman said. Marino, formerly the nation's highest-ranking black Roman Catholic, was hospitalized late Thursday. He has been in seclusion since church officials confirmed last week that an "intimate" relationship with Vicki Long, a 27-year-old former lay minister, led to his June resignation.
NEWS
August 9, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The woman whose involvement with Atlanta's archbishop led to his resignation says she was seduced by a nun when she was 19, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. Two sources say Vicki R. Long, 27, claims she worked with the nun at a Columbus, Ga., hospital and was seduced on a trip to Pittsburgh, Pa., the paper said. Atlanta Roman Catholic Archdiocese officials have confirmed that former Archbishop Eugene A. Marino had an "intimate relationship" with Long, a former lay minister.
NEWS
August 2, 1990 | From Associated Press
The resignation last month of Atlanta's Roman Catholic archbishop was prompted by the discovery of his two-year relationship with a woman, his successor confirmed Wednesday. Archbishop Eugene A. Marino, 56, who was the nation's highest ranking black Roman Catholic, resigned July 10 for what he said were health reasons and the need for "spiritual renewal, psychological therapy and medical supervision." He had relinquished his duties in May because of severe stress and a near heart attack.
NEWS
July 11, 1990 | RICHARD A. OPPEL JR. and LEE MAY, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Pope John Paul II on Tuesday accepted the resignation of ailing Bishop Leo T. Maher, who gained nationwide attention when he refused Communion to a political candidate because of her views on abortion, as head of the Catholic Diocese of San Diego. As expected, Bishop Robert H. Brom became the fourth leader of the diocese. It was also announced Tuesday that the Pope has accepted the resignation of the nation's highest-ranking black Roman Catholic clergyman, Archbishop Eugene A.
NEWS
July 10, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Archbishop Eugene A. Marino, the nation's first black archbishop and its highest-ranking black Roman Catholic, resigned his position today, citing health reasons. Marino, who underwent treatment for alcoholism 12 years ago, said in a statement that he needs "an extended period of spiritual renewal, psychological therapy and medical supervision." He added that "the church of Atlanta needs a shepherd . . . who is healthy."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 9, 1988 | DAVID TREADWELL, Times Staff Writer
He has been a trailblazer among black Roman Catholic priests--the first black vicar general of his religious order, the first black secretary of the national bishops' conference and now, as Atlanta's archdiocesan leader, the nation's first black archbishop and highest ranking black prelate. But Eugene A.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 19, 1988 | Associated Press
Black Roman Catholics came of age this week with the appointment of Auxiliary Bishop Eugene A. Marino as Atlanta's archbishop, according to fellow black churchmen. "It's a tremendous blessing for the people of Atlanta and for the entire American church, since he becomes the first black archbishop in the history of our church," said Bishop Carl Fisher of Los Angeles, a fellow native of Biloxi, Miss., who as a youth attended Marino's first Mass as a newly ordained priest.
NEWS
July 10, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Archbishop Eugene A. Marino, the nation's first black archbishop and its highest-ranking black Roman Catholic, resigned his position today, citing health reasons. Marino, who underwent treatment for alcoholism 12 years ago, said in a statement that he needs "an extended period of spiritual renewal, psychological therapy and medical supervision." He added that "the church of Atlanta needs a shepherd . . . who is healthy."
NEWS
June 4, 1990 | United Press International
Archbishop Eugene A. Marino, the nation's highest-ranking black Roman Catholic clergyman, is suffering from physical problems and psychological stresses that could require he step down, a spokesman said Sunday. Marino, 56, was in New York for meetings last month when he began suffering chest pains, the Rev. Peter Dora said. He remains at a retreat center in New York, where he is being treated by two physicians and a psychiatrist, the spokesman for the Atlanta archdiocese said.
NEWS
March 16, 1988 | Associated Press
Bishop Eugene A. Marino, named Tuesday as the first black Roman Catholic archbishop in the United States, said his appointment as head of the Atlanta archdiocese is "a great sign of hope to all our people." The appointment by Pope John Paul II comes more than two years after Marino and other black bishops wrote a pastoral letter calling on the church to increase the number of blacks in official positions. "The church has spoken but has the church listened to itself?"
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