• Short Summary

    AMONG THE LAST OF THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CARDINALS ARRIVING IN ROME TODAY (THURSDAY) FOR THE FUNERAL OF POPE JOHN WERE TWO AMERICANS, CARDINAL ALBERT MEYER OF CHICAGO AND CARDINAL JAMES McINTYRE OF LOS ANGELES.

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    AMONG THE LAST OF THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CARDINALS ARRIVING IN ROME TODAY (THURSDAY) FOR THE FUNERAL OF POPE JOHN WERE TWO AMERICANS, CARDINAL ALBERT MEYER OF CHICAGO AND CARDINAL JAMES McINTYRE OF LOS ANGELES.THEY WERE FOLLOWED BY ARCHBISHOP JOHN HEENAN OF LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND.

    LATER, THE THREE CHURCH LEADERS WERE TO JOIN 33 OTHER CARDINALS IN PAYING HOMAGE AT POPE JOHN'S LYING-IN-STATE.THEY WERE THE LAST OF MORE THAN A MILLION PEOPLE TO DO SO BEFORE THE DOORS OF ST.PETER'S BASILICA WERE CLOSED FOR THE BURIAL RITES TO BEGIN.

    THE CARDINALS TODAY HELD THE SECOND OF THEIR DAILY GENERAL CONGREGATIONS TO LOOK AFTER THE AFFAIRS OF THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH WHILE THE PAPAL SEE IS VACANT.THEY ARE EXPECTED TO BEGIN THEIR SOLEMN CONCLAVE TO CHOOSE A NEW PONTIFF ON JUNE 19.

    (THE RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH ALSO SENT REPRESENTATIVES TO POPE JOHN'S FUNERAL - THE FIRST TIME THIS CHURCH HAS BEEN REPRESENTED AT SUCH AN EVENT.A RUSSIAN ORTHODOX SPOKESMAN SAID THIS BROKE A PRACTICE DATING BACK TO THE SCHISM BETWEEN ROME AND CONSTANTINOPLE IN 1054.THE SPOKESMAN SAID POPE JOHN HAD DONE A GREAT DEAL FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY AND THE DEFENCE OF PEACE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA53U4IMR43IS26N2MXFIQI2EFB
    Media URN:
    VLVA53U4IMR43IS26N2MXFIQI2EFB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/06/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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