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Pope / Philadelphia / Iowa #56944

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 04, 1979
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Pope John Paul II's Philadelphia visit reported; films shown. Papal stance on controversial issues within the church outlined. [John PAUL - says men are called to priesthood, not women.] [Sister Dorothy GILOLEY - thinks more people will be willing to speak out now.] Pope's Philadelphia send-off noted.
REPORTER: James Walker

(Des Moines, Iowa) Child greeting Pope John Paul at arrival in Iowa named, noted chosen by lot among Catholic school children in Des Moines; 1st stop in Iowa said Saint Patrick's Irish Settlement Catholic Church. Films shown. [POPE - addresses congregation.] Details given of his later visit to Living History Farms; films shown.
REPORTER: Bill Blakemore

(s) John Paul's Chicago itinerary outlined; Chicago noted having largest Polish population outside Warsaw.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Chicago, Illinois) Chicago's security preparations for pope examined. [Deputy police chief Thomas LYONS - says this will be larger than presidential visit.] Anticipated size of crowds noted. [MAN - discusses medical preparations.] Residents of neighborhoods John Paul will be visiting said screened. [Ronnie HUBER - relates security instructions given her.] Huber noted living next to Cardinal John Cody, where pontiff will spend next 2 nights.
REPORTER: Bill Lynch

(Studio) Tomorrow's Mass in Grant Park mentioned; special broadcast, "The Pope in America", announced.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Reporter(s):
Blakemore, Bill;
Lynch, Bill;
Reynolds, Frank;
Robinson, Max;
Walker, James
Duration:
00:07:00

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