• Short Summary

    Archbishop Hilarion Capucci has returned to Rome after being freed on Sunday (6 November) from an Israeli prison where he had been serving a 12 year sentence for smuggling arms to Palestinian guerrillas.

  • Description

    1.
    SV: Archbishop Hilarion Capucci meets reporter in street.
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    2.
    WALKING SHOT: Archbishop talking to reporter (2 shots)
    1.07


    REPORTER: "You know"



    ARCHBISHOP: "No. You have to respect our..my" (indistinct)



    REPORTER: "I respect. How do you feel only?"



    ARCHBISHOP: "Thank God."



    REPORTER: "You feel good?"



    ARCHBISHOP: "Thank God."



    REPORTER: "Of your treatment here, are you satisfied?"



    ARCHBISHOP: "Very."



    REPORTER: "Very?"



    ARCHBISHOP: "Thank God."



    REPORTER: "No comment about prison? Why not? What are you going to do now?"



    ARCHBISHOP: "What wants the Pope. My superior."



    REPORTER: "And what want your superior?"



    ARCHBISHOP: "The Holy Father is my father."



    REPORTER: "Yes, I know."



    ARCHBISHOP: "My superior."



    REPORTER: "He was quoted yesterday in the newspaper (indistinct) that you are a friend of the Palestinians. It is true? Is it true?"



    ARCHBISHOP: "I am a friend of everyone."



    REPORTER: "Everyone?"



    ARCHBISHOP: "Everyone."



    REPORTER: "Also the Israeli government?"




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    EUROVISION TELERECORDING

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Archbishop Hilarion Capucci has returned to Rome after being freed on Sunday (6 November) from an Israeli prison where he had been serving a 12 year sentence for smuggling arms to Palestinian guerrillas. Tired and thin form repeated hunger strikes in jail, the Archbishop was set free following an appeal for clemency by Pope Paul to Israeli President Ephraim Katzir. During his first days of freedom, Archbishop Capucci has been very guarded in his comments about his imprisonment and release.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1YUL4PMQY288V95P75F4CCC61
    Media URN:
    VLVA1YUL4PMQY288V95P75F4CCC61
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/11/1977
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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