• Short Summary

    Pope Paul closed the Holy door tonight.
    Pope Paul tonight pulled shut the bronze holy doors?

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    St. Peter's church, Vatican City (DECEMBER 24-25, 1975) (REUTERS)

    Procession leaving the holy door
    Pope passing through the holy door. speaking and prays, and closing the Holy door
    Same cu of the holy door
    Background: Pope Paul closed the Holy door tonight.
    Pope Paul tonight pulled shut the bronze holy doors of St. Peter Basilica, thus ending the Rome catholic church's 25th holy year celebration. An estimated 100,000 people braved the freezing midnight temperatures as the 78-year-old pontiff celebrated an open-air christmas mass in St. Peter's Square.
    During 1973 holy year, which started when the pope knocked symbolically three times on the holy door last christmas eve. an estimated eight million pilgrims flocked to Rome to take part in the jubilee.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7WIU6FR35YOICZ2T7FZJHVJYG
    Media URN:
    VLVA7WIU6FR35YOICZ2T7FZJHVJYG
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/12/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:06:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
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    VATICAN: Pope Paul closing the holy door in Vatican

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