• Short Summary

    IN THE HOLY LAND, NAZARETH IS PREPARING A WARM WELCOME FOR POPE PAUL.HIS VISIT HAS?

  • Description

    IN THE HOLY LAND, NAZARETH IS PREPARING A WARM WELCOME FOR POPE PAUL.HIS VISIT HAS PROMPTED A SPEED UP OF THE CITY'S PUBLIC WORKS PROGRAMME.

    ACCESS TO THE HOLY SITES IS BEING IMPROVED AS WELL AND PARTS OF THE ROUTE WHICH THE POPE WILL TAKE ARE BEING CLEANED UP.

    FOR THE NAZARETH MUNICIPAL COUNCIL THE IMPROVEMENTS WILL MEAN A 600,00 ISRAELI-POUND BILL WHICH THE GOVERNMENT WILL HELP TO PAY.

    SEEING HOW THE WORK IS GETTING ALONG...THE MAYOR AND COUNCILLORS, VISITING THE ENLARGED APPROACH TO THE FAMOUS ST.MARY'S WELL, THE NEW CHURCH AND GROTTO OF THE ANNUNCIATION.

    THE POPE WILL BE THE FIRST PONTIFF TO PAY A VISIT HERE, FOLLOWING IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF PILGRIMS THROUGHOUT THE CENTURIES.

    HE WILL SAY MASS IN THE GROTTO -- A TINY CAVE HEWN IN THE ROCK UNDER THE CHURCH NOW BEING BUILT.THE CAVE IS BLACKENED WITH THE CANDLE SMOKE OF CENTURIES OF WORSHIP.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1SOZ5C9DYKHBQ74IZ6QIOCFQD
    Media URN:
    VLVA1SOZ5C9DYKHBQ74IZ6QIOCFQD
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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