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Pope's US Visit / Sex Abuse / Allen Interview #898022

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Apr 19, 2008
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(Philadelphia: Rick Sanchez) Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to the US noted; scenes shown from St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City.

(Philadelphia: Rick Sanchez) Earlier interview held with CNN senior Vatican analyst John Allen† about the pope’s response to the Catholic Church sex abuse scandal. [From New York, ALLEN – assesses the pope’s reaction.] [POPE – says we will exclude pedophiles from the sacred ministry.] [ALLEN – says the enforcement was missing; states we’ll see if vigilant new action follows this blunt speech; comments on the pope’s apology to abuse victims and his position on immigration.]

Sanchez, Rick

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