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Pope’s Health #785551

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 01, 2005
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(Washington: Bob Schieffer) Reports from the Vatican that Pope John Paul II’s health continues to deteriorate noted.

(Rome: Allen Pizzey) The daylong vigil in the pope’s final hours reviewed; scenes shown of the crowd in St. Peter’s Square and a service at the Polish church in Rome. [MAN – comments.] The unprecedented openness from the Vatican discussed.

(Washington: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(Vatican: Richard Roth) The day for American Cardinal Edmund Szoka†, Vatican City Governor, as the pope’s condition worsened reviewed. [SZOKA – describes his visit to the pope’s bedside; comments on the pope’s difficulty breathing; says we continue our usual work as long as the pope is alive.]

(Washington: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(New York: Elizabeth Kaledin) The pope’s medical condition featured; details given of the domino effect on his health that began with a urinary tract infection and led to septic shock. [Vanderbilt University Medical Center Dr. Wes ELY†- says his failing organs are continuing to cascade.] The frequency of septic shock as a cause of death discussed.

(Washington: Bob Schieffer) Report introduced.

(New York: Jim Axelrod) The emotional day for American Catholics as they wait for word from the Vatican featured; scenes shown from the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles, St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City and the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC. [Several PEOPLE; at Our Lady of the Rosary in Summit, New Jersey, Sister Mary MARTIN; in Crown Point, Indiana, pope’s boyhood friend Karl HAGENHUBER‡– comment.]

Schieffer, Bob;
Pizzey, Allen;
Roth, Richard;
Kaledin, Elizabeth;
Axelrod, Jim

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