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NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 02, 2010
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Rome: Anne Thompson) The priest sex abuse scandal in the Catholic Church updated; details given about the defense of Pope Benedict XVI from his personal pastor, who compared the attacks on Benedict to the persecution of the Jews; scenes shown of the pope leading the Way of the Cross, the service in Cologne, Germany, where a prayer was offered to abuse victims, and a “vigil of sorrows” protest outside the cathedral in Washington, DC. [Preacher to the Papal Household Father Raniero CANTALAMESSA† {thru translator} – speaks of the Jews and collective violence.] [In Vatican City, from Woolwich Township, New Jersey, Carolyn GRASSO†- says the pope could send a stronger message.] [Father Robert BARRON††- says his work is undermined by this scandal.]

Williams, Brian;
Thompson, Anne

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