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Pope / Assisi Visit #1058969

NBC Evening News for Friday, Oct 04, 2013
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Assisi, Italy: Anne Thompson) The historic visit by Pope Francis to Assisi, Italy, the birthplace of St. Francis, reviewed; scenes shown of him engaging with the people, being led to lunch at a soup kitchen by a child, speaking about the victims of yesterday’s shipwreck off the coast of Sicily; details given about his mission to serve the poor and to change the focus of the Catholic Church. [Soup kitchen guy Silvio VECCHIARELLI‡- says he didn’t speak a lot - he listened.] [Tourist Dan SCHMUCKER‡- comments.]

Williams, Brian;
Thompson, Anne

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