• Short Summary

    POPE PAUL YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) VISITED THE ROME SUBURB OF PIETRALATA. THIS IS A VERY CROWDED?

  • Description

    POPE PAUL YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) VISITED THE ROME SUBURB OF PIETRALATA. THIS IS A VERY CROWDED RESIDENTIAL AREA HOUSING MOSTLY PEOPLE ON SMALL INCOMES. THE POPE RECEIVED GIFTS OF VARIOUS BUILDING INSTRUMENTS FORM REPRESENTATIVES OF THE BUILDING TRADE -- AND IN RETURN GAVE THEM AN OSTENSORY, A CHALICE AND OTHER SMALL GIFTS FOR THEIR PARISH CHURCH.

    AFTER THE EXCHANGING OF GIFTS IN THE CENTRAL SQUARE IN THE SUBURB, POPE PAUL WAS TAKEN TO SEE THE TRADESMEN AT WORK ON NEW BUILDING NEARBY.

    HE CHATTED WITH A NUMBER OF THE MEN WORKING ON THE PROJECT -- AND PRONOUNCED HIS BLESSING ON THEM. THE ENTHUSIASTIC CROWD SURGED AROUND HIM AS HE MADE HIS WAY THROUGH BUILDING.

    LATER IN THE DAY POPE PAUL MADE AN APPEAL FROM THE VATICAN FOR THE WORLD TO COME TO THE AID OF FAMINE-STRICKEN INDIA. HE HAS SENT MONEY TO INDIA AND PAKISTAN AS A TOKEN OF HIS SOLIDARITY AND AFFECTION, HE TOLD PILGRIMS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2MSOB20Z0ASFQX8XQZ8K6H7NP
    Media URN:
    VLVA2MSOB20Z0ASFQX8XQZ8K6H7NP
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/02/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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