• Short Summary

    SENIOR MEMBERS OF THE CONGO KINSHASA GOVERNMENT AND MEMBERS OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS IN THE CONGOLESE CAPITAL GATHERED RECENTLY AT THE PRESIDENTIAL RESIDENCE TO FAREWELL THE APOSTOLIC NUNCIO, MONSIGNOR MAURY.

  • Description

    SENIOR MEMBERS OF THE CONGO KINSHASA GOVERNMENT AND MEMBERS OF THE DIPLOMATIC CORPS IN THE CONGOLESE CAPITAL GATHERED RECENTLY AT THE PRESIDENTIAL RESIDENCE TO FAREWELL THE APOSTOLIC NUNCIO, MONSIGNOR MAURY.

    MONSIGNOR MAURY, WHO HAS HELD HIS DIPLOMATIC POST IN KINSHASA SINCE 1965, WAS ALSO DOYEN OF THE KINSHASA DIPLOMATIC CORPS.

    THE CEREMONY WAS ATTENDED BY PRESIDENT MOBUTU AND THE CONGOLESE MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS, MR. JUSTIN BOMBOKO.

    MONSIGNOR MAURY HAS BEEN CALLED TO THE ARCHDIOCESE OF THEIMS IN FRANCE.

    UNDERLINING THE NUNCIO'S EMINENT ROLE IN THE RESTORATION OF RELIGIOUS PEACE IN THE CONGO, PRESIDENT MOBUTU CONFERRED UPON MONSIGNOR MAURY, ON BEHALF OF THE CONGOLESE PEOPLE, THE TITLE OF COMMANDER OF THE NATIONAL ORDER OF THE LEOPARD. MONSIGNOR MAURY ACCEPTED THE HONOUR ON BEHALF OF HIS FELLOW BISHOPS AND THE COUNTRY'S ROMAN CATHOLIC COMMUNITIES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4GLR47C0GS0WPO8IIRKQ8ADYM
    Media URN:
    VLVA4GLR47C0GS0WPO8IIRKQ8ADYM
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/07/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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