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Pope / Central America Tour #289477

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 04, 1983
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(Studio) Pope John Paul II's response to political remarks during welcoming speech by Nicaraguan leader noted.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Managua, Nicaragua) Dilemma faced by John Paul II in revolutionary Nicaragua examined; anti-United States remarks of junta leader Dan. Ortega and his claim of compatibility between revolution and Christianity, and papal response discussed. Pope's confrontation with junta minister and priest Ernesto Cardenal cited, shown. Pontiff's remarks on church's role in pols. detailed.
REPORTER: Richard Roth

(Studio) El Salvador, pontiff's next stopover, said searching for number of suspects allegedly threatening Pope's life. Rebel and government forces reported agreeing on cease-fire during papal visit.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

Rather, Dan;
Roth, Richard

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