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Pope's Resignation / Priest Abuse / Mahony and Aguilar #1039539

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The intrigue around the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI introduced; scenes shown from his final public address and photos from his life shown. [POPE - {part thru translator} speaks about his service and why he is resigning; comments on the rough winds.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Rome: Christiane Amanpour) The pope's legacy, the scandals around priest abuse and the hierarchy's shielding of abusers, the reaction to his last remarks, how he is viewed compared to Pope John Paul II and when the cardinals will vote on his successor discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Los Angeles Cardinal Roger Mahony and a priest abuse story introduced.

(Mexico: Gary Tuchman) The story of accused priest, Nicholas Aguilar††, who is on the run due to pedophilia charges, examined; details given about continuing abuse by Aguilar in Mexico; scenes shown from the reporter's search in Mexico for him. [Former L.A. police officer Federico SECARD‡- comments on the priest molestation case.] [Mexican journalist Sanjuana MARTINEZ‡- recounts her phone conversation with Aguilar.] [Priest Hugo VALDEMAR - {thru translator} defends the church.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Amanpour, Christiane;
Tuchman, Gary

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