• Short Summary

    THE CATHOLIC ARCHBISHOP OF OUAGADOUGOU, UPPER VOLTA, CARDINAL PAUL ZOUNGRANA, IS VISITING THE IVORY COAST UNTIL MONDAY (DECEMBER 18).

  • Description

    THE CATHOLIC ARCHBISHOP OF OUAGADOUGOU, UPPER VOLTA, CARDINAL PAUL ZOUNGRANA, IS VISITING THE IVORY COAST UNTIL MONDAY (DECEMBER 18). WHEN HE ARRIVED AT ABIDJAN AIRPORT LAST FRIDAY (DECEMBER 15), THE CARDINAL WAS GREETED BY THE IVORY COAST FOREIGN MINISTER, M. USHER ASSOUAN, AND THE IVORY COAST CATHOLIC ARCHBISHOP, ARCHBISHOP YAGO.

    DURING HIS STAY, THE CARDINAL HAS BEEN VISITING CHURCHES IN ABIDJAN ARCHDIOCESE. TODAY, HE CONDUCTED HIGH MASS BEFORE PRESIDENT HOUPHOUET-BOIGNY AND IVORY COAST BISHOPS.

    CARDINAL ZOUNGRANA HAD BEEN ATTENDING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS OF THE CATHOLIC CLERGY IN RWANDA. THE CELEBRATIONS, HE SAID, WERE A REAL SIGN OF THE BROTHERHOOD AND THE UNITY OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH IN AFRICA.

    HE WAS MADE CARDINAL BY POPE PAUL IN 1965. BORN IN 1917 IN OUAGADOUGOU, CARDINAL ZOUNGRANA WAS ORDAINED A PRIEST IN 1942 AND BECAME AN ARCHBISHOP IN 1960.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA37813ZG9G0DEMA10RNQM4EKA9
    Media URN:
    VLVA37813ZG9G0DEMA10RNQM4EKA9
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/12/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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