NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 13, 1978
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(Studio) Report on continued mourning for Pope Paul VI in Rome.
REPORTER: Jess Marlow
(Rome, Italy) Events of day in Rome outlined. Mourners' passage thru grotto of Saint Peter's Basilica at Vatican, where Pope is buried reported Cardinals mentioned as possible successor to Paul include: Sergio Pignedoli; Giovanni Benelli, who is Archbishop of Florence and considered Pope Paul's favorite; Sebastiano Baggio; Johannes Willebrands of Netherlands; and Eduardo Pironio of Argentina. News conference held by group of American Catholics calling selves Committee for the Responsible Elec. of the Pope noted. [Father Andrew GREELEY - comments on type of man needed as Pope.]
REPORTER: John Palmer