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Pope in America / Miami #317535

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Sep 10, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Miami, Florida: Mark Phillips) Pope John Paul II's arrival here for start of United States tour featured; details given, scenes shown. [PONTIFF - considers himself friend of all Americans] [President REAGAN - welcomes Pope.] Problems being experienced by United States Catholic Church considered. [Reverend Frank McNULTY - cites shortage of priests.][PONTIFF - cautions priests.] Tension in Catholic-Jewish relations over Pope John Paul's meeting with accused Nazi war criminal Kurt Waldheim noted. [Synagogue Council of America spokesperson Rabbi Gilbert KLAPERMAN - cites need for Pope and Jewish leaders to confront problems in their scheduled meeting] [On plane, POPE - responds to CBS News-"New York Times" poll indicating majority of American Catholics disagree with him on issues such as divorce and sex; will address these issues as well as abortion, birth control, AIDS.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) Pontiff's remarks upon arriving here quoted.

(Miami, Florida: Bernard Goldberg) City's response to pontiff's visit featured; scenes shown. [PEOPLE - praise experience, Pope John Paul.] [Yvette ROCCO - explains waiting to see pontiff.] [CHILDREN - praise Pope.] [Renato RINZI - agrees.] Rinzi said Jewish Italian immigrant.

(Studio: Dan Rather) Police here reported arresting armed man near site of John Paul's speech tomorrow; details given.

Goldberg, Bernard;
Phillips, Mark;
Rather, Dan

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