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   Telegraph, The (Newspaper) - January 28, 1999, Alton, Illinois                                SERVING THE RIVER BEND SINCE 1836 Senate votes to call to testify Page B5 14 cents Hall of Famer Bethaltos Kallal heads toHall PageBli The outlook j Tale of lrinsijifis LlOUuVwlulH TTjimilvc cfnitfrrlo chance of uiuij showers high I takes center stage near kw j at Alton little near 27 TUpnHvi PagelH PageC1 January AT PAPfll MASS As family so goes pope says By PAUL BRINKMANN Telegraph staff writer LOUIS Pope John Paul II struck a chord with Midwesterners Wednesday during Mass at the Trans World Dome when he said families must be the primary and most vital foundation of Cheers swept the crowd of about people as the pope spoke of a new evange lization that places special emphasis on As the family so goes the the pope The popes arrival in the Dome was heralded at by trumpet a blinding display of camera flashbulbs and enthusiastic As he rounded the floor of the Dome and waved to each more applause and flashbulbs greeted A 50foottall model of the Gateway Arch loomed over the stage where the altar Hanging above was a 50foottall wooden Archbishop Justin whose invitation was key to the popes decision to come to See Page A7 n The BADMAN Pope John Paul II blesses two youths after they brought him the offerings for Communion at a Mass attended Wednesday by an estimated people at the Trans World Dome in Halina of was almost in tears as she watched a movie about the life of the pope on the viewinq screens in the Dome with Nga Le of John Pauls message inspires area residents By PAUL BRINKMANN Telegraph staff writer LOUIS Area residents who attended the papal Mass Wednesday said they were energized and Pope John Paul IIs com ments about support for fami Good Morniftt Bulletin Board ClassifiedsC5 Editorial Horoscope Walker lies and his emphasis on pro liie issues were especially wellreceived by the My best memory was see ing him with the said Joe of It was how he talked about the essence and importance of the family and seeing him with the That was my best a member of Marys Church in was among many residents who left Alton for the Dome as early as midnight Tuesday to be volunteer ushers at the After transferring to shuttle the ushers arrived at the Trans World Dome at 2 for photographs and They waited 7V2 hours for the popes Also serving as ushers was a I See Page A7 PAPAL VISIT pontiff meet Pope condemns death penalty Page B6 Transit riders steer clear of pope Nuns watch pontiff on TV Page A3 Pupils get cable view of papal Mass By Telegraph staff writer EDWARDSVILLE The pupils at Boniface School took part in Wednesdays papal Mass in Louis from some 20 miles Officials at 110 Buchanan had the school wired with cable televi sion especially for Pope John Paul IIs visit to Louis so the children could watch the historic This spurred the Principal Robert Mihalic It was also done with the idea that they will have access to other programs in the School officials got the necessary equip ment and set it up during Christmas On they used the schools I See Page A7 Rabbi makes history in reading with pope The BADMAN Rabbi Robert leader of the Interfalth Partnership of Greater Louis and former spiritual leader of Temple Israel in made history Wednesday when he participated in the prayer service with Pope John Paul II at the Louis Cathedral By ANDE YAKSTIS Telegraph staff writer ALTON Rabbi Robert the former leader of Temple Israel in made history Wednesday when he participated in a prayer service with Pope John Paul read the Jewish Scripture from the prophet Isaiah at the Cathedral Basilica in Its Jacobs Never in the history of any pope has a Jewish rabbi ever been invited to read in a basilica service with a pope anywhere in the who lives in was the spiritual leader for 32 years at Temple Israel in a synagogue attended by Jewish people throughout Madison Rabbi Jacobs is a great spiritual and we are happy that he was selected to read at the popes prayer ser said Harry who was twice president of the Temple Israel Rabbi Jacobs has many friends throughout the Alton area and is loved by the peo Mendelsohn Jacobs wore his a blue and while prayer and a skull as he read the words from chapter 35 of Isaiah And the ran somed of the Lord shall return and come to Zion Its a joyful text about Un redeemed returning to said who often reads it See Page A7   

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