• Short Summary

    POPE PAUL RETURNED TO ROME BY AIR TODAY (SUNDAY) FROM COLUMBIA AFTER THE FIRST PAPAL VISIT TO SOUTH AMERICA.

  • Description


    POPE'S PLANE ARRIVING AT ROME AIRPORT; POPE GREETED; POPE AND CROWD SCENES; POPE LEAVES AIRPORT BY CAR (NATURAL SOUND).




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: POPE PAUL RETURNED TO ROME BY AIR TODAY (SUNDAY) FROM COLUMBIA AFTER THE FIRST PAPAL VISIT TO SOUTH AMERICA. HE HAD BEEN ATTENDING THE INTERNATIONAL EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS IN BOGOTA. THE 70-YEAR-OLD PONTIFF SEEMED FATIGUED BUT CHEERFUL AFTER A TAXING THREE DAY PROGRAMME IN THE COLUMBIAN CAPITAL AND THE LONG PLANE JOURNEY BACK TO ROME.

    POPE PAUL SAID ON ARRIVAL THAT THE CONGRESS WOULD INCREASE UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN PEOPLE AND COUNTRIES. IN A BRIEF AIRPORT SPEECH HE SAID: "THE CONGRESS CANNOT HELP BUT BRING THE MOST UNDERSTANDABLE RESULTS FOR THE GOOD OF SOULS, FOR MUTUAL UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN PEOPLES AND FOR INDIVIDUAL COOPERATION. HE SAID HIS SOUL WAS "STILL FILLED WITH THE SIGHTS AND EMOTIONS OF OUR FIRST MEETING WITH LATIN AMERICAN DURING THESE INTENSE DAYS IN BOGOTA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7V25VYI6TV206JHM51T01EIHB
    Media URN:
    VLVA7V25VYI6TV206JHM51T01EIHB
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/08/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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