• Short Summary

    POPE PAUL YESTERDAY (MONDAY) RECEIVED PRESIDENT SUKARNO OF INDONESIA IN AUDIENCE. IT WAS PRESIDENT SUKARNO'S?

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    POPE PAUL YESTERDAY (MONDAY) RECEIVED PRESIDENT SUKARNO OF INDONESIA IN AUDIENCE. IT WAS PRESIDENT SUKARNO'S THIRD OFFICIAL VISIT TO THE VATICAN.

    THE POPE TOLD PRESIDENT SUKARNO: "WE WISH THE ASSISTANCE OF GOD IN THE FULFILMENT OF YOUR HIGH OFFICE AND DIFFICULT DUTIES. TO THE BELOVED NATION OF INDONESIA, WE PRAY GOD TO GRANT PROSPERITY AND HAPPINESS, IN PEACE AND LOVE WITH THEIR NEIGHBOURING NATIONS AND OTHER PEOPLES OF THE WORLD".

    THE PRESIDENT AND POPE PAUL EXCHANGED GIFTS DURING THEIR MEETING. AMONG DR. SUKARNO'S GIFTS WAS AN ANCIENT KRIS - A TYPE OF INDONESIAN DAGGER. THE POPE SEEMED A LITTLE SURPRISED AS THE INDONESIAN LEADER UNSHEATHED THE SWORD TO SHOW HIM THE SERPENTINE BLADE. DR. SUKARNO SMILED. "IT IS OLD", HE SAID.

    (POPE PIUS XII AND POPE JOHN XXIII HAVE PREVIOUSLY RECEIVED PRESIDENT SUKARNO IN THE VATICAN).

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1LGKPTWXXPHVKXQ3FRCF72JV5
    Media URN:
    VLVA1LGKPTWXXPHVKXQ3FRCF72JV5
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/10/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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