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The Pope in America (The Cost) #317902

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 08, 1987
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Studio: Ray Brady) The cost to United States Catholic Church and American taxpayer of Pope John Paul II's upcoming United States tour examined; details given, scenes shown. [PEOPLE - acknowledge cost.] [Elaine LEWIS - reads her letter asking pontiff to cancel trip in lieu of continued financing for local Catholic school.] [Kathryn MAY - notes Church will fund a papal visit but not children's education] Drop in parishioners' tithing compared to Protestants noted. [Father Andrew GREELEY - notes parishioners use withholding of contributions as means of protesting church pols.] [Bingo PLAYERS - disagree on papal visit.]

Brady, Ray;
Rather, Dan

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