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Vatican / Next Pope / Sistine Chapel #1045440

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 05, 2013
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Findings of a CBS News/"New York Times" poll of Catholic Americans on support for a new pope who favors artificial methods of birth control, allowing married priests and women priests cited.

(Vatican: Allen Pizzey) The preparations at the Sistine Chapel for the conclave of cardinals who will elect the next pope featured; scenes shown of the ceiling and walls painted by Michelangelo; details given about the voting process; animation shown. [Retired Cardinal James STAFFORD††- says he was overwhelmed with the profound history; comments on how the new pope often weeps as he is being dressed for his first appearance.] [Vatican art expert Arnold NESSELRATH††- notes that 3 times the cardinal who was elected had slept under the painting of the keys being handed to Peter.]

Pelley, Scott;
Pizzey, Allen

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