• Short Summary

    POPE PAUL TODAY CONDEMNED "SCANDALOUS SPENDING" FOR LUXURIES OR WAR WHEN SO MUCH OF THE WORLD WAS HUNGRY AND POOR.

  • Description

    POPE PAUL TODAY CONDEMNED "SCANDALOUS SPENDING" FOR LUXURIES OR WAR WHEN SO MUCH OF THE WORLD WAS HUNGRY AND POOR. THE POPE WAS SPEAKING AT A SPECIAL MASS IN SAINT PETER'S BASILICA FOR DELEGATES TO THE BIENNIAL CONFERENCE IN ROME OF THE U.N. FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL ORGANISATION (FAO).

    SPEAKING IN BOTH ITALIAN AND ENGLISH, THE POPE PRAISED THE WORK DONE BY THE F.A.O., BUT ALSO APPEALS TO THE REST OF THE WORLD TO HELP THE NEEDY.

    HE ALSO RENEWED HIS APPEAL FOR "A GREAT WORLD FUND DERIVED FROM A PART OF THE MONIES USED FOR MILITARY EXPENDITURES, IN ORDER TO HELP THE MOST UNFORTUNATE."
    POPE PAUL TOLD A GROUP OF ITALIAN FARMERS ATTENDING THE MASS ON THEIR "DAY OF THANKSGIVING" THEY WERE LIVING EXAMPLES OF ACTIVITY, ACHIEVEMENT AND HOPE FOR THE FUTURE. DURING THE MASS THE POPE RECEIVED GIFTS OF PRODUCE FROM THE FARMERS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA76I1D06BGU4WXF9XUHH5TXWQD
    Media URN:
    VLVA76I1D06BGU4WXF9XUHH5TXWQD
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/11/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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