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Mexico / Pope's Visit / The Church and The Poor #427365

CNN Evening News for Monday, Jan 25, 1999
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(Studio: Judy Woodruff) Live pictures of Pope John Paul II's drive through Mexico City shown.

(Mexico City: Lucia Newman) The Catholic Church's strategy for society's ills in the Americas examined; scenes shown from a garbage dump slum in Mexico City. [At mass in the dump, PRIEST - (thru translator) says the pope ignores the poor.] [Second PRIEST - cites the church's proposals.] The pope's promise of a new evangelical campaign noted. [Analyst Reymundo RIVA Palacios - says the pope is not addressing the structural changes in society.]

Newman, Lucia;
Woodruff, Judy

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