• Short Summary

    POPE JOHN IN HIS PEACE ENCYCLICAL TODAY MADE AN URGENT APPEAL "THAT THE ARMS RACE SHOULD CEASE".

  • Description

    POPE JOHN IN HIS PEACE ENCYCLICAL TODAY MADE AN URGENT APPEAL "THAT THE ARMS RACE SHOULD CEASE".HE SUGGESTED THAT "THE STOCKPILES WHICH EXIST IN VARIOUS COUNTRIES SHOULD BE REDUCED EQUALLY AND SIMULTANEOUSLY BY THE PARTIES CONCERNED." NUCLEAR WEAPONS SHOULD BE BANNED, HE ADDED.

    THE ENCYCLICAL IS REGARDED AS THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH'S MOST COMPREHENSIVE AND AUTHORITATIVE STATEMENT ON THE PROBLEMS OF WAR AND PEACE IN THE NUCLEAR AGE.

    YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) THE 81-YEAR OLD PONTIFF SIGNED THE 20,000 WORD ENCYCLICAL LETTER, PUBLISHED TODAY.IT WAS THE EIGHT ENCYCLICAL OF HIS REIGN, AND IN IT POPE JOHN STRESSED THE MESSAGE WAS FOR "ALL MEN OF GOOD WILL" AND NOT ONLY ROMAN CATHOLICS.

    DURING HIS ENCYCLICAL POPE JOHN EXPRESSED "PROFOUND SADNESS" AT THE PHENOMENON OF POLITICAL REFUGEES WHICH "ALWAYS BRINGS NUMBERLESS AND ACUTE SUFFERINGS".

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7ACM34G1PLA5T31R0YC82FI6C
    Media URN:
    VLVA7ACM34G1PLA5T31R0YC82FI6C
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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