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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 2, 1983, New Braunfels, Texas National March IA Papal visit Central American trip begins today in Costa Rica Portugal AP Pope John Paul en route to a nineday tour of Central said today the first papal mission ever to the strifetorn region would be a triumph of of of While his plane from Rome refueled at Lisbons Portela the pope told thousands of well wishers that a successful tour would mean peace among peace among men and peace among High Vatican officials say this journey is among the Polishborn pontiffs most politically sensitive of his 17 trips During his 10minute John the leader of the worlds Roman indirectly referred to the violence that has plagued parts of Central America in recent My heart suffers with all the hearts that are wounded by the evil of violence in any part of the the pope said he was making the trip to meet 1 my brothers in countries very beloved to my heart and show that love is stronger than sin and stronger than The pontiff thanked the people of Portugal for the warm welcome and called his visit last spring to the Portuguese shrine Our Lady of Fatima in this country During that an estimated 1 million Portugese attended an outdoor Mass he said in Lisbon and almost as many came to see the pontiff during the annual Fatima That journey was marred from the a Spanish renegade priest lunged at John Paul with a The pontiff escaped The incident happened exactly a year after another unsuccessful assassination attempt was in Peters Square on May 1981 when a Turkish gunman shot and wounded Among todays crowd was Portugals President Antonio Ramalho Eanes and Prime Minister Francisco Pinto The special Alitalia DC10 carrying the pope and an entourage of Holy See bodyguards and reporters left Romes Leonardo da Vinci Airport at After the refueling the plane lands next in San Costa The 62yearold wearing a white overcoat over his white vestments and a white skull was seen off by top Vatican prelates including Cardinal Carlo dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals and Cardinal Paolo who will be in charge of the Vatican during the popes nineday Diplomats accredited to the Vatican and Italian Interior Minister Virginio Rognoni also bade farewell to the John Paul was accompanied on the plane by Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Agostino Deputy Secretary df State Spanish Ar chbishop Eduardo Martinez Somalo and other of In addition to Costa the trip will take John Paul to Pana El Belize and Haiti in his 17th overseas journey as i All the countries on his itinerary are over whelmingly Roman Four are experiencing serious internal strife and one Guatemala has reported anonymous death threats made against the Holy See sources disclosed that in preparation for the pontiffs top Vatican officials conferred earlier this week with a special envoy sent to brief them on policy in Central America and j Ambassador at Vernon a former deputy director of the Central Intelligence met with highlevel officials at the Vatican Vatican and sources The meeting coincided with a controversy in Congress over President Redgans policy on El Salvador and the administrations request for an additional million in aid to the a former romance language in terpreter for Presidents Harry Dwight Eisenhower and Richard is a devout Roman Catholic who has briefed the pontiff and his aides on policies several times Twister leaves looking likewarzone meet in rain SANTA AP Queen Elizabeth who braved the worst weather Southern California had to offer to visit President Reagans once again has had her sailing plans foiled by the severe The queen initially was set to cruise today from Long to San Francisco aboard her elegant royal the HMS but the White House announced late Tuesday that the royal party would fly Eric the said the who was on her had no public schedule today but was planning to take off from the Long Beach airport in late It was the second time this week that the fierce Pacific which caused a tornado in Los forced the Britannia to stay Instead of sailing to Santa Barbara near the Reagans the queen Keeping a stiff upper the queen sloshed through pouring rain abandoning her limousine for a Navy bus at one point and rode a fourwheel drive vehicle up to the presidents mountaintop retreat for a luncheon rendezvous Shes a real trouper and a good presidential adviser Michael Deaver said after the queen and Prince Philip arrived at the end of a treacherously foggy road that leads to Reagans Their journey up the mountain the Reagans and the royal couple posed for pictures in the their clothes Aides say no changes in policy in El Salvador WASHINGTON AP A review ordered by President Reagan will propose no dramatic shifts in policy toward El despite warnings of a deteriorating military situation ad ministration officials it will urge the United States essentially to stay the course by providing more military aid for the Salvadoran army and continued support for social and economic according to the of who spoke only on condition they not be If you cant stay the you cant beat the leftist said one Weve got to get serious about On Reagan asked Congress for million in new military aid for the embattled Salvadoran army and a senior administration of ficial said the president was considering increasing the number of noncombat advisers in El Salvador above the current ceiling of a top State Department official said Tuesday that Cubanbacked unrest would spread toward Mexico and the Panama Canal if Washington lets El Salvadors government be knocked off by leftist The struggle would go but on battlefields where the stakes would be much We cannot permit Thomas assistant secretary of slate for interAmerican told a House Major national interests of the United States are at Enders If we allow a government that is reforming itself into a democracy to be knocked off by guerrillas who dont have the people with then no government in the isthmus will be Nicaraguas Cuban ami Sovietsupported revolution without frontiers would Administration officials also confirmed that Ambassador Jeane Kirkpatrick returned from a recent trip to El Salvador with a sobering assessment of the civil which has seen the in surgents on the offensive for the past four Kirkpatricks assessment was gloomy from the point that it the war situation doesnt seem to be going not gloomy from the point of view of going down the said one Pentagon j What were talking about is more of a psychological He added that the Salvadorari army had failed to capitalize on the promising situation after the elections one year when large numbers of Salvadorans turned out to vote despite guerrilla calls for an election he The army is in a defensive mode and above all is the very poor economic But the official said he saw little likelihood of a guerrilla LOS ANGELES AP A terrified hospital patient screamed and screamed as a freak tornado smashed windows and tore down walls when it cut a 3 mile path of destruction tflrough the It went black and everything went flying through the air outside huge pieces of said Patricia bedridden at Orthopedic Hospital after hip Just like The Wizard of More than 100 buildings were damaged Tuesday and 25 people suffered minor injuries as a rare California twister careened through the southern downtown Ten miles away in another twister lifted a car carrying one motorist at least 15 feet in the eyewitnesses while the National Weather Ser vice said a third tornado may have touched down in Santa Its said Gerald a resident of the tornado ravaged section of Los You know we worry about ear but never The Los Angeles twister caused at least million in damage as it struck the huge Convention Center roof and Orthopedic It looks like a war Police Chief Daryl Gates Although tornadoes occur every year in Southern National Weather Service specialist Dieter Crowley said they are very Everything has to be just in the right No one was killed by the twister but Los Angeles reserve police officer Stuart was killed and two others were injured when a helicopter apparently hit a power line and crashed while taking off from an emergency tornado command post Tuesday More than 200 officers spent the night patrolling a 250block area that was closed to all but residents and and police Of ficer Sergio Diaz said the depart ment planned to send in officers on horseback this However he said there was only one con firmed report of at a shoe and no about 60 to 70 including one woman nine months pregnant and another who is bunked down in an evacuation center at the girls gym in Manual Arts High School after eating fried chicken from a fast food said Red Cross spokesman Joe Weve got some people who are pretty shaken Coria Weve had volunteers talking to them and keeping their children Mayor Tom Bradley declared a local state of emergency and said he asked state and federal officials to declare the commercial and low income residential section a disaster The tornadoes occurred amid a storm that dumped 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