• Short Summary

    POPE JOHN APPEALED YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) FOR A GREATER EFFORT IN USING AND SHARING THE WORLD'S RESOURCES TO FIGHT HUNGER AND MALNUTRITION.

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    POPE JOHN APPEALED YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) FOR A GREATER EFFORT IN USING AND SHARING THE WORLD'S RESOURCES TO FIGHT HUNGER AND MALNUTRITION.HE WAS SPEAKING AT A PRIVATE AUDIENCE FOR THIRTY PROMINENT INTERNATIONAL FIGURES IN POLITICS, SCIENCE AND THE LIBERAL ARTS.THEY WERE IN ROME TO LAUNCH A CAMPAIGN CALLING ON ALL ECONOMICALLY ADVANCED NATIONS TO CO-OPERATE IN DEFEATING HUNGER AND WANT.

    THE CAMPAIGN, ORGANISED BY THE UNITED NATIONS FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANISATION, IS TO MAKE MANKIND AWARE THAT NEARLY HALF THE WORLD'S 3,000 MILLION INHABITANTS GO HUNGRY.AN INTERNATIONAL CAMPAIGN, "FREEDOM FROM HUNGER WEEK" IS FROM MARCH 17 TO 24.

    POPE JOHN SAID THE PROBLEM WAS REALLY TO PUT HUMAN ENERGIES TO WORK ON A VERY GRAND SCALE.ONLY IN THIS WAY COULD THE SUPER-ABUNDANCE OF CERTAIN REGIONS BE SHARED FAIRLY WITH OTHER AREAS WHERE HUNGER WAS PREVALENT DUE TO INADEQUATE NATURAL RESOURCES.

    AMONG THOSE RECEIVED IN AUDIENCE BY THE POPE WAS BRITAIN'S FORMER LABOUR PRIME MINISTER, LORD ATTLEE, AND THE POWER FRENCH PREMIER, M.MENDES-FRANCE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA57X6TKIS8T2MH9UIMM8RNJTKM
    Media URN:
    VLVA57X6TKIS8T2MH9UIMM8RNJTKM
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/03/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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