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Pope John Paul I / American First Cousin #259517

CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 01, 1978
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(Studio) Report on American 1st cousin of Pope John Paul I, who will be among those at Vatican for Pope's installation on Sunday
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Marysville, Michigan) [Father David HOGAN - asks Pope's cousin to give greetings to Pope.] Silvio Luciani's immigration to United States from Italy in 1923 noted. [LUCIANI - thought all along that cousin would be Pope. Says whole family is very proud.] [Dolly Luciani NUTT - describes feelings.] [Kevin LUCIANI - outlines letter he's sending to Pope.] [Arnold LUCIANI - states feelings.] Luciani's flight to New York City and then to Rome, paid for by newspaper chain, mentioned. Luciani's refusal of invitation to fly with Vice President Walter Mondale reported; reason given.
REPORTER: Chris Kelley

(Studio) Coverage of Pope's installation on Sunday noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Kelley, Chris;
Mudd, Roger

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