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Pope's Resignation / Vatican #1039520

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013
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(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Vatican City: George Stephanopoulos) The historic farewell night for the resigning Pope Benedict XVI featured; scenes shown from the Vatican, the pope in the popemobile, the cheering crowds, the cardinals, his red shoes; details given about where he will live in the future. [Washington Cardinal Donald WUERT†- says a pope from the superpower is difficult.]

(Studio: Diane Sawyer) Boston's Cardinal O'Malley on the plane and the new pope Benedict seven years ago shown.

(Rome: David Wright) The ancient secrets of the selection of a new pope by the College of Cardinals examined; details given about the history of the voting. [Consultant Father John WAUCK†- comments on the rites.] [Cardinal William LEVADA†- comments on the process.]

Sawyer, Diane;
Stephanopoulos, George;
Wright, David

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