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Pope’s Resignation #1044952

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Feb 27, 2013
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Vatican: Anne Thompson) Retiring Pope Benedict XVI’s last public speech reviewed; scenes shown of the popemobile, the crowd, the cardinals; details given about the report into Vatican corruption and the problems of priest sex abuse and the diminishing younger generation. [3 PEOPLE – comment.] [POPE – says he will continue to accompany the church with prayers.] [NBC Vatican analyst George WEIGEL†- comments on the call for the cardinal electors to be told more about the report.] [Cardinal Donald WUERL†- says we have to find ways of packaging the message so it gets to this generation.]

Williams, Brian;
Thompson, Anne

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