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Vatican / New Pope Francis / A Discussion #1040489

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Mar 14, 2013
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The first day of business for Pope Francis reviewed; scenes shown of his first sermon {translated} in Italian; details given of questions about his past during the Argentine government problems with dissidents and his conservative record on abortion, gay marriage and contraception. [Cardinal Timothy DOLAN - notes a powerful sign from the pope.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with Vatican spokesman Father Thomas Rosica† and CNN's John Allen about the new pope. [ROSICA - explains how Pope Francis is taking charge while upsetting people; comments on how the pope will bring in some people with him, including a secretary of state, who runs the operation home and the house staff.] [ALLEN - says he is setting an early tone; notes the bishops in the developing world are conservative on hot button issues, but liberal on some social issues.]

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