• Short Summary

    POPE PAUL WASHED THE FEET OF TEN BOYS LAST NIGHT (THURSDAY) IN A CEREMONY COMMEMORATING CHRIST'S LAST SUPPER.

  • Description

    POPE PAUL WASHED THE FEET OF TEN BOYS LAST NIGHT (THURSDAY) IN A CEREMONY COMMEMORATING CHRIST'S LAST SUPPER.

    THE BOYS, AGED BETWEEN 10 AND 12, WERE ORPHANS, CRIPPLES, BLIND AND SONS OF CONVICTS. MORE THAN 20 CARDINALS WATCHED AS THE POPE WASHED THE RIGHT FOOT OF EACH BOY WITH WATER POURED FROM A SMALL JUG, THEN DRIED EACH FOOT WITH A SMALL TOWEL AND KISSED IT.

    THE MAUNDY THURSDAY SERVICE WAS SYMBOLIC OF THE LAST SUPPER WHEN CHRIST WASHED THE FEET OF HIS DISCIPLES. IT USHERED IN THE MOST SOLEMN PART OF THE ROMAN CATHOLIC EASTER CEREMONIES WHICH WILL CULMINATE ON SUNDAY WITH THE POPE'S EASTER MASS AND MESSAGE AND PUBLIC BLESSING.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1BLV2JSM68I9CNO69WK5U3C12
    Media URN:
    VLVA1BLV2JSM68I9CNO69WK5U3C12
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/04/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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