FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) - The Fort Wayne-South Bend Diocese has removed a priest from public ministry following allegations of sexual abuse when he served in Africa 20 years ago. Reverend Cornelius Ryan has been administrator of St. Joseph Catholic Church-Hessen Cassel in Fort Wayne.
DAYTON, Ind. (AP) - A Cub Scout pack in Dayton has a new church sponsor. Dayton United Methodist Church cut ties with Pack 3316 last week over the Boy Scouts' decision to extend membership to boys who are gay. The pack has found a new charter home at Memorial Presbyterian Church.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana Republican Chairman Eric Holcomb announced today he is leaving to take a job outside politics. Former Lieutenant Governor Becky Skillman, Vice Chair Sandi Huddleston and Executive Director Justin Garrett also are leaving their GOP posts. Republicans held the governor's office and built a supermajority in the Indiana House of Representatives last year but Democrats captured a U.S. Senate seat and the state school superintendent's office.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - People in southern Indiana who have breathing or heart problems may want to limit their time outdoors tomorrow. State officials are warning of high ozone levels for the Columbus-Seymour area and the Indiana suburbs of Louisville.
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