ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 18, 1978
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(Studio) Vatican practice with new stove whose smoke signals progress of cardinals in choosing new pope reported Film shown.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
(Rome, Italy) Report on cardinals' preparations for conclave and discussions about it. Mtgs. in Vatican detailed. Favorite candidates among Italians incl. Sergio Pignedoli, Paolo Bertolli and Sebastiano Baggio. American cardinals' discussions of decision described. [Philadelphia's John Cardinal KROL - doesn't know what to expect with regard to length of conclave.] Sistine Chapel and Pope John XXIII mentioned.
REPORTER: Bill Blakemore
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