• Short Summary

    TO MARK ALL SOULS DAY ON SUNDAY, POPE PAUL VISITED A CEMETERY ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF ROME TO PRAY FOR THE DEAD.

  • Description

    TO MARK ALL SOULS DAY ON SUNDAY, POPE PAUL VISITED A CEMETERY ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF ROME TO PRAY FOR THE DEAD.

    THERE WAS A LARGE CROWD AT THE CITY'S PRIMA PORTA CEMETERY FOR THE EVENING MASS, WHICH WAS HELD IN A CHAPEL IN THE GROUNDS. THEN POPE PAUL WALKED AMONG THE MOURNERS, CARRYING A LAMP, AND GIVING HIS BLESSING TO THE GRAVES.

    ON THE SAME DAY, MEMORIAL LAMPS DONATED BY THE POPE WERE PLACED IN THE FRENCH, GERMAN, AND BRITISH WAR CEMETERIES AT MONTE CASSINO. THE LAMPS HAD SEEN PRESENTED BY POPE PAUL DURING HIS VISIT FOR THE REDEDICATION OF THE ABBEY LAST WEEK.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA16CKA3INTL2L6AA0K40LOVKPG
    Media URN:
    VLVA16CKA3INTL2L6AA0K40LOVKPG
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/11/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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