• Short Summary

    POPE PAUL YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) ENTERTAINED THIRTY SCHOOL CHILDREN, AGED FROM FOUR TO TWELVE, AT LUNCH AT THE VATICAN.

  • Description

    POPE PAUL YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) ENTERTAINED THIRTY SCHOOL CHILDREN, AGED FROM FOUR TO TWELVE, AT LUNCH AT THE VATICAN.

    THE CHILDREN WERE INVITED TO THE LUNCH AS A REWARD FROM THE POPE FOR MAKING THE BEST CHRISTMAS CRIBSIN A COMPETITION.

    THE CHILDREN INCLUDED NINE GIRLS AND 21 BOYS.

    THE LUNCH WAS HELD AT THE SANTA MARTHA HOSPICE WITHIN THE VATICAN.

    THE MENU INCLUDED HOR D'OEUVRES, RAVIOLI, DEVILLED CHICKEN, ROAST POTATOES, A SPECIAL DESERT, FRUIT AND A SELECT WHITE WINE.

    POPE PAUL WAS THE PERFECT HOST AND LADLED THE SOUP WHILE SEATED AT THE HEAD OF THE TABLE.

    DURING THE LUNCH PRESENTS DELIVERED BY THREE MEN DRESSED IN ORIENTAL COSTUME WERE DISTRIBUTED AMONG THE CHILDREN BY POPE PAUL. IN RETURN THEY GAVE HIM A LIVE LAMB.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7WD9KBS5ZHPTLRMJ5CHOSP8AI
    Media URN:
    VLVA7WD9KBS5ZHPTLRMJ5CHOSP8AI
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/01/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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