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Pope / Latin American Visit #501167

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 25, 1979
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(Studio) Pope John Paul II's arrival in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republican, noted. His comments about country and Christopher Columbus reported Pope's presence in Latin American for bishops' conference stated.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Santo Domingo, Dominican Republican) Welcoming ceremony for pope at Las Americas Airport noted. Public greeting for pope during motorcade to Santo Domingo reported His schedule in Dominican Republican stated; details of activities given, include stop at cathedral where Columbus believed buried. Reasons for official visit to Dominican Republican cited.
REPORTER: Lee McCarthy

(Studio) Further details of pope's Latin American visit, include bishop's conference and visit to Mexico City, given. Issues to be discussed at conference outlined. Upcoming Segment 3 report noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Brinkley, David;
Chancellor, John;
McCarthy, Lee

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