• Short Summary

    Monsignor Denis Martin Tapsoba, a 50 year-old African priest was today (Sunday) ordained Bishop of the Upper Volta at a religious ceremony in Vienna.

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    Monsignor Denis Martin Tapsoba, a 50 year-old African priest was today (Sunday) ordained Bishop of the Upper Volta at a religious ceremony in Vienna.

    The ceremony, at St. Stephen's Cathedral, was performed by Archbishop Franz Koenig, of Austria, assisted by bishops from West Germany and France.

    Monsignor Tapsoba had been nominated for the Bishopric by a body of Austrian Youth workers engaged in volunteer work in the Upper Volta. They had been impressed by the African priest's efforts in the area.

    The ordination ceremony was performed before a large congregation.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5GY4U45FF8DVRLK15X5H8CYKZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA5GY4U45FF8DVRLK15X5H8CYKZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/10/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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