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Poland / Papal Visit #291086

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 21, 1983
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(Studio) Vatican spokesperson's response to Polish government's incring. criticism of Pope John Paul II's politicalization of Polish trip outlined.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Krakow, Poland) Papal appearance in Solidarity stronghold of Wroclaw and his remarks on Church "solidarity" examined; films shown. Public demonstration following Pope's speech and police reaction noted. John Paul's later speeches and appearances examined.
REPORTER: Richard Roth

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Nowa Huta, Poland) Irony in Catholic Church's successful struggle with government to build major cathedral here in light of city's creation as model Marxist utopia examined; background to church recalled. Films shown. Pastors explanation of church's shape noted; town's 2nd church said being consecrated this week by Pope. No. future churches planned for Nowa Huta and public's vol. effort in constructing bldgs. discussed.

Rather, Dan;
Roth, Richard;
Simon, Bob

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