NBC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 17, 1978
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(Studio) Gathering of Roman Catholic Church's college of cardinals in Rome to choose new pope reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Rome, Italy) Alfredo's noted as popular restaurant for Vatican clergymen since early 1900's; late Pope Paul's visit there as Bishop mentioned. John Cardinal Cody, of Chicago, and 5 other American cardinals reported to stay in villa near Rome. [CODY - describes discussions about upcoming selection of new pope among 8 American cardinals in Rome.] Cardinals' mtgs. in Vatican and Sistine Chapel mentioned. [CODY - talks of cardinals knowledge of each other.] Preparations for conclave and possible choices for new pope cited.
REPORTER: John Palmer
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