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Pope Paul's Death #55115

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Aug 10, 1978
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(Studio) Report on continued crowds viewing remains of Pope Paul VI in Saint Peter's Basilica. Presence of American cardinals, Terence Cooke of New York City and Humberto Medeiras of Boston, noted. Film shown. [PRIEST - thinks it's open question about possibility of next pope being non-Italian.] Plans for conclave of cardinals given. Pope Paul's association with Communists during reign noted.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Moscow, USSR ) Report on commemorative service for Pope Paul held in Moscow's Russian Orthodox Church. Church officials' mention of service after death of Pope John XXIII noted; improvement in relations between Moscow and Rome since then reported Pope Paul's limited influence in USSR , as opposed to that in Catholic and E. European ntns. like Hungary and Poland, stated.
REPORTER: Charles Bierbauer

Reporter(s):
Bierbauer, Charles;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:03:30

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