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Pope in America / San Francisco #111359

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 17, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Pope John Paul II noted scheduled to meet with AIDS patients in San Francisco tonight, include Catholic priests.

(Monterey, California: Jim Wooten) Pontiff's audience with migrant farm workers featured; details given, scenes shown. [POPE - praises God's gift of land; supports farmers.] Carmel, California, Mayor Clint Eastwood mentioned, shown greeting Pope; Pope John Paul's change of plans regarding beatification of Carmel founder Father Junipero Serra explained. Anticipated unrest during Pope's San Francisco visit due to his condemnation of homosexuality noted; AIDS patients John Lacoco &Fred Powell mentioned, shown. [POWELL - would like pontiff to embrace an AIDS patient.]

Jennings, Peter;
Wooten, Jim

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