• Short Summary

    CARDINAL FRANZ KOENIG OF VIENNA RETURNED TO ROME LAST NIGHT (WEDNESDAY) FROM A ONE-DAY VISIT TO HUNGARIAN CARDINAL JOZSEF MINDSZENTY -- A REFUGEE IN THE AMERICAN EMBASSY IN BUDAPEST SINCE 1956.

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    CARDINAL FRANZ KOENIG OF VIENNA RETURNED TO ROME LAST NIGHT (WEDNESDAY) FROM A ONE-DAY VISIT TO HUNGARIAN CARDINAL JOZSEF MINDSZENTY -- A REFUGEE IN THE AMERICAN EMBASSY IN BUDAPEST SINCE 1956.

    THEY NET AMID SPECULATION THAT CARDINAL MINDSZENTY MIGHT HAVE AGREED TO END HIS VIRTUAL EXILE AND GO TO ROME. CARDINAL KOENIG SAID HE WAS SORRY TORNTURN WITHOUT THE HUNGARIAN PRIMATE.

    CARDINAL KOENIG TOLD NEWSMEN AT ROME AIRPORT THAT HE FOUND THE 75-YEAR-OLD PRIMATE IN GOOD HEALTH. HE SAID: "HE IS WELL AND, NOTWITHSTANDING HIS AGE, IT SEEMS TO ME HE LOOKS UNCHANGED."
    THE AUSTRIAN CARDINAL SAID HE WAS NOT ABLE TO DISCLOSE THE REASON FOR HIS JOURNEY TO BUDAPEST FROM ROME -- WHERE HE'S ATTENDING THE SYNOD OF BISHOPS -- BUT ADDED: "EVERY TIME THE CARDINAL DESIRES TO MEET ME I GO WITH PLEASURE TO SEE HIM."
    THE ??? PRIMATE ESCAPED FROM PRISON, WHERE HE WAS SERVING A LIFE TERM, AND FLED INTO THE U.S.A. EMBASSY IN 1956 DURING THE BUDAPEST UPRISING. HE HAS LIVED IN A SMALL THIRD-FLOOR APARTMENT EVER SINCE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1JT4HW38KU4830BLGOXHZTBK8
    Media URN:
    VLVA1JT4HW38KU4830BLGOXHZTBK8
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/10/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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