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Pope Paul VI's Death #259456

CBS Evening News for Monday, Aug 07, 1978
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(Studio) Death of Pope Paul VI noted. Upcoming choice of new pope by cardinals stated.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Castel Gandolfo, Italy) Respects paid to late Pope by people of surrounding area as remains lie in state at Castel Gandolfo summer palace described. Plans to remove remains to Saint Peter's Basilica on Tuesday and for funeral on Saturday noted.
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen

(Vatican City) Contd. tourist attendance in Vatican City and lack of outward emotional reaction here to Pope's death noted. Details given about cardinals' conclave to choose new pope. Caretaker leader of church until then is Cardinal Jean Villot. Photo shown. Masses in churches thruout cntry., include Saint Peter's, mentioned.
REPORTER: Bert Quint

(Studio) Mass at Saint Patrick's Cathedral in NYC, celebrated by Terence Cardinal Cooke, reported In attendance are Senator Edward Kennedy, New York Governor Hugh Carey and New York City Mayor Edward Koch. Film shown.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Bowen, Jerry;
Mudd, Roger;
Quint, Bert

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