• Short Summary

    THE REVEREND IAN PAISLEY, THE MILITANT ANTI-CATHOLIC IRISH PASTOR, IS FLYING TONIGHT TO GENEVA TO PROTEST AGAINST POPE PAUL'S VISIT TO THE WORLD COUNCIL OF CHURCHES TOMORROW.

  • Description

    THE REVEREND IAN PAISLEY, THE MILITANT ANTI-CATHOLIC IRISH PASTOR, IS FLYING TONIGHT TO GENEVA TO PROTEST AGAINST POPE PAUL'S VISIT TO THE WORLD COUNCIL OF CHURCHES TOMORROW. WHEN HE EMERGED FROM AN HOUR-LONG MEETING WITH THE SWISS AMBASSADOR IN LONDON HE SAID THAT THERE WAS NOW A GREATER CHANCE OF HIS GETTING INTO GENEVA, AND HE TOLD REPORTERS THAT THE POPE'S VISIT WAS AN INSULT TO THE MEMORY OF JOHN CALVIN.

    SWISS AUTHORITIES HAD EARLIER BANNED MR PAISLEY FROM GOING TO GENEVA.

    AS HE ENTERED TO EMBASSY, MR PAISLEY TOLD NEWSMEN THAT HE WAS LATE AND WOULD TALK TO THEM LATER.

    WHEN HE EMERGED AFTER THE HOUR-LONG MEETING, MR PAISLEY PAUSED FOR A KERB-SIDE PRESS CONFERENCE.

    MR PAISLEY SAID AT LONDON AIRPORT TODAY THAT THE BAN ON HIS GOING TO GENEVA WAS IMPOSED PURELY ON THE GROUNDS OF RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5WEA77U80GI3NIJFALTYESA8M
    Media URN:
    VLVA5WEA77U80GI3NIJFALTYESA8M
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/06/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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