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Pope's US Visit #903110

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 16, 2008
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(Washington: Brian Williams) Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to the US introduced.

(Washington: Natalie Morales) The pope’s day in Washington, DC, reviewed; scenes shown of the ceremony at the White House, the crowd singing "Happy Birthday," the celebration in the street, the popemobile, a protest against Catholic priests; details given about the protocol lapse with First Lady Laura Bush wearing white and about the pope’s plan to address the sex abuse scandal. [President BUSH – says we need his message that God is love.] [POPE - speaks of renewal and hope.] [WOMAN – reacts to the pope’s visit.] [Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests Barbara BLAINE†- says lofty words will not protect children.]

Williams, Brian;
Morales, Natalie

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