• Short Summary

    A THOUSAND AFRICANS, ASIANS AND EUROPEANS CROWDED INTO THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH OF ST. PETER?

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    A THOUSAND AFRICANS, ASIANS AND EUROPEANS CROWDED INTO THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH OF ST. PETER CLAVIER AT NAIROBI, KENYA, ON JANUARY 20, FOR THE WEDDING OF MR. TOM MBOYA, SECRETARY OF THE KENYA AFRICAN NATIONAL UNION, TO MISS PAMELA ODELE, DAUGHTER OF A NATIONAL MEMBER OF THE KENYA LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.

    MORE THAN 3,000 PEOPLE LINED THE ROUTE OF THE COUPLE AFTER THE CEREMONY, TO THE RECEPTION AT THE CITY COUNCIL'S CHARTER HALL, ATTENDED BY THE GOVERNOR, SIR PATRICK RENISON, AND MR. JOMO KENYATTA, PRESIDENT OF KANU.

    AT THE WEDDING CEREMONY, A TELEGRAM FROM THE POPE, CONVEYING HIS "APOSTOLIC AND CORDIAL BLESSING" WAS READ TO THE CONGREGATION IN BOTH ENGLISH AND SWAHILI. LATER, MR. MBOYA LEFT WITH HIS BRIDE FOR A HONEYMOON IN ISRAEL BEFORE CONTINUING ON TO LONDON, U.K., FOR CONSTITUTIONAL TALKS IN FEBRUARY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7W37NF79QYFXIBTXPFRDF1S52
    Media URN:
    VLVA7W37NF79QYFXIBTXPFRDF1S52
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/01/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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