Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Breaking news that the Los Angeles archdiocese under Cardinal Roger Mahony has settled four priest sex abuse lawsuits reported; scenes shown of the black smoke from the first vote by the cardinals for the next pope.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The day's events of the conclave reviewed; scenes shown of the cardinals going into the sistine Chapel and of people waiting in the rain. [SPECTATOR - comments.] [Voice of Vatican analyst John ALLEN- speculates about the vote.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Allen and Vatican spokesman Father Thomas Rosica about the day. [ROSICA - talks about the start of the conclave ritual; states the Vatican is an international operation and that there is an excitement here.] [ALLEN - describes what happened in this traditional experience with the cardinals casting ballots; says the politics take place elsewhere during the down time with frank talks among the men in private.]
- Cooper, Anderson
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
- You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
- You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
- If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.