ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 26, 1972
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(Studio) Pope Paul celebrates 75th birthday in Vatican.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Rome, Italy) Pope conducts funeral services for friend, Cardinal Dell Acqua. Glorifies tradition of views on birth control, abortion, priestly celibacy. He allows mass to be said in world's languages, Catholics to eat meat on Friday, and bps. and laymen to express solves to his office. Canonized 1st black African saints, reformed Roman Curia, established dialogue with Protestants, Jews, and atheists. He has decreed that all bps. resign posts at age 75, and he is bishop of Rome. Pope Paul tries to embody characteristics of Peter and Paul.
REPORTER: Barrie Dunsmore
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