• Short Summary

    Nationalist Chinese leader, General Chiang Kai-shek, attended a requiem mass for Pope Pius 12 in Formosa capital, Taipei, October 22.

  • Description

    1.
    L.V. START OF THE SERVICE.


    2.
    L.V. CROWDS OF CATHOLICS IN ATTENDANCE.


    3.
    S.C.U.PAN GENERAL CHIANG KAI SHEK IN ATTENDANCE.


    4.
    L.V. THE ARCHBISHOP PERFORMING THE CEREMONY.


    5.
    S.V. CHOIR.


    6.
    S.V. CEREMONY.


    7.
    S.L.V. CHOIR.


    8.
    S.V. CEREMONY.


    9.
    C.U. FIGURE OF CHRIST.


    10.
    L.V. PHOTO OF POPE PIUS XII.


    11.
    S.V. DITTO.




    Initials D.C/E.S M.R/P.B



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Nationalist Chinese leader, General Chiang Kai-shek, attended a requiem mass for Pope Pius 12 in Formosa capital, Taipei, October 22.

    More than 8,000 Catholics from all parts of the island flocked to Taipei to attend the service. A choir of more than 100 had been arranged by the Catholic churches and schools.

    Many leading Government officials and diplomats were at the mass.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7SWF4PA5J5U2IOB8NFR7FP8OQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA7SWF4PA5J5U2IOB8NFR7FP8OQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/10/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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