• Short Summary

    CELEBRATIONS OF THE 400TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE PHILIPPINES' CHRISTIANISATION START ON APRIL 25TH. AS PART?

  • Description

    CELEBRATIONS OF THE 400TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE PHILIPPINES' CHRISTIANISATION START ON APRIL 25TH. AS PART OF THE PREPARATION FOR THIS, ABOUT 150,000 FILIPINO ROMAN CATHOLICS GATHERED AT THE WALLACE FIELD IN MANILA ON SUNDAY FOR A FOUR-DAY ARCHDIOCESAN EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS.

    ESCORTING THE BLESSED SACRAMENT IN THE PROCESSION WERE PAPAL KNIGHTS, KNIGHTS OF THE HOLY SEPULCHRE AND KNIGHTS OF MALTA IN FULL REGALIA. FOURTH DECREE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS, ALSO IN FULL REGALIA, ESCORTED THE CLERGY ON BOTH SIDES OF THE PROCESSION.

    CARDINAL RUFINO SANTOS, ARCHBISHOP OF MANILA, CELEBRATED THE PONTIFICAL HIGH MASS AND DELIVERED A SERMON: "THE PHILIPPINES FOR CHRIST", THE THEME OF THE FOURTH CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION.

    AMONG THOSE PRESENT WAS MRS. EVANGELINA MACAPAGAL, WIFE OF THE PHILIPPINE PRESIDENT, MR. DIOSDADO MACAPAGAL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5W1GBA8UT08VS5TCIN992AMDZ
    Media URN:
    VLVA5W1GBA8UT08VS5TCIN992AMDZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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