ABC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 05, 1970
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(Studio) Papal delegation in Nigeria arrested and held for trying to say goodbye to expelled missionaries.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(Lagos, Nigeria) 32 Roman Catholic priests and nuns sentenced or fined for working in Biafra during civil war; deported to London. [Sister GERTRUDE - reports people needed immediate help 3 weeks ago.] Some of priests and nuns sentenced to prison; Nigerian government deported them rather than sending them to prison as act of mercy.
REPORTER: Bill Beutel
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