NBC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 04, 1989
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(Studio: Connie Chung) Report introduced.
(Vatican: Stephen Frazier) Dilemma facing Roman Catholic Church over how to handle Zambia archbishop Emmanuel Milingo featured; scenes shown of people praying with him. [Archbishop of Lusaka MILINGO - talks about casting out demons and healing people.] Vatican recalled stopping his African masses; scenes shown of poster campaign on archbishop's behalf. [MILINGO - explains his methods.] Rise of Catholicism in Africa detailed; historical scenes shown of Pope Paul VI, the pope who elevated Milingo to bishop [MILINGO - says current Vatican hierarchy links him to voodoo and witchcraft.] Irish missionary to Africa, Rev. Patrick HARRINGTON - says we are not used to fire and enthusiasm of Africans.] Pope John Paul II's upcoming trip to Africa noted.