• Short Summary

    PRO-DIVORCE CAMPAIGNERS TODAY (THURSDAY) PICKETED THE ITALIAN PARLIAMENT WHILE DEPUTIES DISCUSSED A "WATERED-DOWN" GOVERNMENT MOTION FOR REVISION OF A 1929 PACT WITH THE VATICAN WHICH DANS DIVORCE IN ITALY.

  • Description

    PRO-DIVORCE CAMPAIGNERS TODAY (THURSDAY) PICKETED THE ITALIAN PARLIAMENT WHILE DEPUTIES DISCUSSED A "WATERED-DOWN" GOVERNMENT MOTION FOR REVISION OF A 1929 PACT WITH THE VATICAN WHICH DANS DIVORCE IN ITALY.

    ABOUT 100 PEOPLE, MOSTLY WOMEN, CARRIED PLACARDS READING: "FIVE MILLION SEPARATED WOMEN IN ITALY WANT A FAMILY WITHOUT HYPOCRISY OR CURRENTLY".

    A MARRIAGE CLAUSE IN THE LATERAN PACTS ANCHORED IN THE ITALIAN CONSTITUTION BANS DIVORCE BECAUSE IT IS FORBIDDEN BY THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH.

    THE GOVERNMENT MOTION, WHICH TODAY CAME UNDER COMMUNIST CRITICISM AS INADEQUATE, MERELY SUGGESTS THAT THE GOVERNMENT ASK THE VATICAN TO TALK OVER POSSIBLE CHANGES ON CERTAIN POINTS IN THE PACTS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4CDAWP3Y1QOUI0QJQWWKLG358
    Media URN:
    VLVA4CDAWP3Y1QOUI0QJQWWKLG358
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/10/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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