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Boston / Papal Visit #56514

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 01, 1979
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(Studio) Boston's reception for pope noted; John Paul reported presently saying Mass in Boston Commons; films shown.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Boston, Massachusetts) Pope's arrival in Boston, where he was met by Rosalynn Carter, Senator and Mrs. Edward Kennedy, Boston's Cardinal Humberto Medeiros and others reported, shown. [Pope John PAUL II - speaks to crowd.] Motorcade through town reported Topics addressed by pope said include veiled reference to abortion in comments by Cardinal Medeiros. [MEDEIROS - comments.] [POPE - acknowledges women in crowd.]
REPORTER: Bill Blakemore

(Boston, Massachusetts) Sign referring to shooting of Darryl Williams, Boston HS football player, noted; details given. [Protester Harry WILSON - states reason for protest.] [PEOPLE - comment on papal visit.]
REPORTER: James Walker (WCVB film/tape)

(Studio) Judge Oliver Gasch said removing pope as defendant in lawsuit brought by Madalyn Murray O'Hair in attempt to stop Mass on Boston Commons. John Paul's United States itinerary outlined; map shown. Network coverage said beginning with pontiff's United Nations address tomorrow; details given.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Reporter(s):
Blakemore, Bill;
Reynolds, Frank;
Walker, James
Duration:
00:05:50

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