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    A Hungarian Cardinal, Dr. Laszlo Lekai, has been nominated as 'Man of conscience' for 1979.?

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    SCU AND CU Bible on altar with award to Cardinal Laszlo Lekai in foreground
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    GV Rabbi Arthur Schneier speaking at award ceremony as Cardinal Lekai and clergy listen (3 shots)
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    SV & CU Rabbi Schneier presents Cardinal Lekai with award as others look on (4 shots)
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    GV Clergy and officials applaud
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    Background: A Hungarian Cardinal, Dr. Laszlo Lekai, has been nominated as 'Man of conscience' for 1979. The award was made by the Call of Conscience Foundation -- a body representing several denominations in the United States.

    SYNOPSIS: The Call of Conscience award is made annually to individuals for their humanitarian work. On Tuesday (13 November) the Call of Conscience Foundation -- led by Rabbi arthur Schneier of the U.S. -- visited Cardinal Lekai's home town, Esztergom, to make the presentation.

    Cardinal Lekai was ordained a Roman Catholic priest in 1934. In 1976, he wa??? made Archbishop of Esztergom and Primate of Hungary. Present at the ceremony were several hungarian bishop and other Hungarian church leaders. Also there was the President of the hungarian State Office for Church Affairs, Imre Miklos, Deputy Foreign Minister, Janos Nagy, and the Secretary of the Hungarian Council of the Patriotic Popular Front, Bela Molnar.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA423P8T4XCPGAOLXRQIYX0JPIJ
    Media URN:
    VLVA423P8T4XCPGAOLXRQIYX0JPIJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/11/1979
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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