• Short Summary

    For the past few months rumour had it that two Concistories (reunions of the Pope Cardinals and other Church dignitaries) were to be held in the Vatican City.

  • Description

    For the past few months rumour had it that two Concistories (reunions of the Pope Cardinals and other Church dignitaries) were to be held in the Vatican City. One of these would be 'secret", attended only by the Holy Father and the Cardinals and another "public", present the Holy Father, the Cardinals and other high ranking prelates.

    These reunions are held for the purpose of nominating new Cardinals, new Bishops Arch Bishops, Beautifications, Canonizations etc, and to confirm all actions or election to office which have taken place since the last Consistory which was held on May 20th 1954.

    Today the "secret" Consistory was held, Fifteen Cardinals took part in this "meeting' which was held in the hall known by the name "Sala del Concistoro".

    The "public" Consistory will be held on June 16th 1958 and shall be attended as explained above.

    All subjects discussed and agreed upon during these meetings will eventually be divulgated.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA73IF01T4IYX36SZATCXL5JIUD
    Media URN:
    VLVA73IF01T4IYX36SZATCXL5JIUD
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/06/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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