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Pope's US Visit / Priest Abuse / A Discussion #890535

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 17, 2008
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(Studio: Katie Couric) Report introduced.

(Washington: Byron Pitts) Pope Benedict XVI's trip to the US that included an historic meeting with victims of molestation by Catholic priests when they were children featured; details given about his meeting with victims from the Boston area; scenes shown of the popemobile and his appearance at a Mass in Washington, DC. [Pope's spokesman Father Federico LOMBARDI†- says they prayed with the Holy Father.] [POPE - speaks about the abuse.] [Three SPECTATORS - react to the pope's visit.] [Interfaith Youth Core director Eboo PATEL†- says the pope is one of the most important people in the world.] The mixed response from the victims to the meeting with the pope discussed.

Couric, Katie;
Pitts, Byron

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