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Pope Paul VI's Death #259483

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 08, 1978
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(Studio) Rosalynn Carter's heading of United States delegation to Vatican City for funeral of Pope Paul VI reported Coverage of removal of Pope's remains to Rome and funeral noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Rome, Italy) Mourners' viewing of Pope's remains at Castel Gandolfo stated; Vatican priests' presence mentioned. Lying in state of remains at Saint Peter's Basilica and burial there, near predecessors John XXIII and Pius XII, noted. Arrival of cardinals and security precautions being taken outlined. Saint Peter's Square mentioned.
REPORTER: Bob McNamara

(Vatican City) Details given about process cardinals will go through in choosing new pope. Pope Paul's changes in rules for election and that made by Pope Pius XII stated. Sistine Chapel noted as cardinals' voting hall inside Vatican. No. of cardinals from Italy, US, France, Latin American, Africa and Asia noted.
REPORTER: Winston Burdett

(Studio) American representative at cardinals' conclave described. Eye surgery to be undergone in Boston by ranking American at Vatican, John Cardinal Wright, mentioned.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Burdett, Winston;
McNamara, Bob;
Mudd, Roger

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