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Pope / Ireland Visit #56516

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 01, 1979
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(Studio) Amt. of time spent in Ireland by Pope John Paul II noted.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Studio) John Paul's Irish visit compared to that of Saint Patrick; films shown. Pontiff's Irish visit examined. [POPE - comments on his English.] John Paul's attributes considered; his visits to Poland and Mexico recalled. Pope's message while in Ireland considered. [John PAUL - calls for non-violence.] John Paul's theology outlined.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Studio) Top IRA (Irish Republican Army) members reported allegedly meeting in south of Ireland to consider pope's appeal for peace; members of moderate political wing of IRA (Irish Republican Army) said meeting in Dublin tomorrow to give their reaction.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Jennings, Peter;
Reynolds, Frank

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