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Pope / Latin American #260232

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jan 27, 1979
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(Studio) Reports with regard to Pope John Paul II's visit to Mexico introduced
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(Mexico City, Mexico) Mtg. between pope and Mexican President Jose Lopez Portillo noted. Pope's movement through crowds, The New Basilica to the Virgin of Guadaloupe shrine shown. Pope's inauguration of 3rd Latin American bishops' conference reported Pope's speech described, translated. Rptd. that he did not reject or endorse liberation theology of some Latin American bishops.
REPORTER: Jerry Bowen

(Mexico City, Mexico) Crowd viewing pope described. [Mari CARMEN-MURRIETA - says pope represents Christ.] [Jose REIZ - comments on pope translated.] [Kim BRADEN - feels enriched.]
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

(Studio) Arrest of many pickpockets and swindlers in crowd watching pope reported.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

Bowen, Jerry;
Drinkwater, Terry;
Schieffer, Bob

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