• Short Summary

    Pope Paul, in his New Year address, appealed to world leaders and ordinary men and women to work tirelessly for peace, which he said was "possible, right and necessary."
    In the special address during a New Year's Day Mass, the 78-year-old Pontiff, said his appeal was aimed at "those who have in their hands the fate of peoples, the life and death of millions of brothers", and also to the "so called man in the street".

    "We are all responsible for peace, we are all called to collaborate for peace.

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    Pope Paul, in his New Year address, appealed to world leaders and ordinary men and women to work tirelessly for peace, which he said was "possible, right and necessary."
    In the special address during a New Year's Day Mass, the 78-year-old Pontiff, said his appeal was aimed at "those who have in their hands the fate of peoples, the life and death of millions of brothers", and also to the "so called man in the street".

    "We are all responsible for peace, we are all called to collaborate for peace. We are called to fight with the potent arms of love and fraternity for the establishment, the guarding and the spread of peace around us", he said.

    "Let nothing be left untried to patch up disagreements, to overcome difficulties and to work for human and social progress".

    "Peace is possible, peace is right, peace is necessary," Pope Paul told the thousands gathered outside St. Peters Square.

    SYNOPSIS: New Year's Day at St. Peters Basilica in the Vatican City, and thousands of Roman Catholics went to hear the head of their church, Pope Paul the sixth, celebrate the New Year Mass.

    In a special address during the service, the seventy-eight year old Pontiff appealed to world leaders, and ordinary men and women to work tirelessly for peace, which he said was "possible, right and necessary."
    Watched by thousands more in St. Peters Square below, the church head said he aimed his appeal at those "who have in their hands the fate of peoples, the life and death of millions of brothers", and also to ordinary people, the "so-called man in the street".

    "We are all responsible for peace", the Pope said. "We are called to collaborate for peace....we are called to fight with the potent arms of love and fraternity for the establishment, the guarding and the spread of peace around us," he told the people. "Let nothing be left untried to patch up disagreements, to overcome difficulties and to work for human and social progress."

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    Film ID:
    VLVA61IEI1XGFY8LHU6OB9KF4487
    Media URN:
    VLVA61IEI1XGFY8LHU6OB9KF4487
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/01/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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