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Pope's Health / Bartunek, Donahue Interviews #785338

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Mar 31, 2005
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Live interview held with "Inside the Passion" author Father John Bartunek about Pope John Paul II's health. [From Oak Brook, Illinois, BARTUNEK - talks about the pope's theme of do not be afraid; speculates on the decision about taking him off life support; outlines the pope's role as "the father" & his spirit.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown) Live interview held with Notre Dame's William Donahue about how Catholics view the pope. [From South Bend, Catholic League president DONAHUE - explains the view of the pope from the left & the right within the church; says he changed the church's view of capital punishment; comments on the delinquency in handling the sex scandal in the American church, which is a terrible stain on the Catholic Church.]

Brown, Aaron

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