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CNN Evening News for Friday, Jan 17, 2003
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(Rome: Alessio Vinci) Pope John Paul II's first reference to the possibility of a US-Iraq war examined; details given of the Catholic Church's criticism of US policy. [ - says the church is making it clear that the US should find a non-violent solution; notes papal intervention worked in the Cuban missile crisis & the Chile-Argentina crisis of 1979.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Live interview held with former Boston mayor & former ambassador to the Vatican Ray Flynn about politics & the Catholic Church. [From Boston, FLYNN - says this about the teaching of Jesus Christ & church tradition, not politics with changing positions on issues; sees the pope as a moral voice in a secular society; suggests society at large has to hear the voice of religious leaders to get a moral component for an issue.]

Brown, Aaron;
Vinci, Alessio

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