This program is 29 minutes long
(Vatican: Anne Thompson) The rituals of the conclave featured; scenes shown of the cardinals proceeding to the Sistine Chapel, the doors closing, the crowd in St. Peter’s Square; details given about the problems facing the new pope. [Catholic Channel host Father Dave DWYER- notes the need for a local community of faith for people to connect with.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Vatican: Lester Holt) The views of American Catholics on the new pope examined; details given about the impact of immigrants, mostly Hispanic, and the disconnect over the issues of abortion, the role of women, same-sex marriage, the dwindling numbers in the priesthood and the priest sex abuse scandal. [Student Emma THOMPSON, New Yorker Debra COUCH, Notre Dame Center for American Catholicism Kathleen CUMMINGS, Georgetown University Father Thomas REESE- comment.] The payment from the Archdiocese of Los Angeles to settle sex abuse cases noted.
(Washington: Pete Williams) The investigation into a series of identity theft cases involving First Lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and other political figures and celebrities examined; details given about the role of a Russian website that posted information from annualcreditreport.com. [Los Angeles police Chief Charlie BECK – comments on pursuing the individuals that made and him and others victims.] [NBCNews.com Bob SULLIVAN- says if the bad guy has your credit report he can commit almost any kind of identity theft.]
(Capitol: Kelly O’Donnell) Obama’s lunchtime meeting with Senate Democrats reviewed.
(New York: Robert Bazell) A study finding that most women diagnosed with ovarian cancer are not getting the right treatment examined; details given about the reluctance of doctors to refer to the best specialists and the failure of insurance companies to completely reimburse doctors. [MD Anderson Cancer Center Dr. Karen LU- says it tends to spread throughout the abdominal cavity.] [Patient Liz STEGALL- comments on the death of her friend who did not receive the same care.]
(College Station, Texas: Jenna Bush Hager) The correspondence of former President George H.W. Bush that has been collected in “All the Best” reviewed; family photos and film shown; scenes shown of Texas A&M honoring him with a flash mob. [President BUSH, granddaughters Lauren BUSH, Barbara BUSH, son former President George W. BUSH, friend former President Bill CLINTON, wife Barbara BUSH - read letters.]