• Short Summary

    CONGO-KINSHASA'S AMPHITHEATRE AT KOLWEZI WAS THE SETTING FOR THE RECENT CONSECRATION OF BISHOP BARTHELEMI MALUMGA.?

  • Description

    CONGO-KINSHASA'S AMPHITHEATRE AT KOLWEZI WAS THE SETTING FOR THE RECENT CONSECRATION OF BISHOP BARTHELEMI MALUMGA. THE OPEN-AIR CEREMONY WAS CONDUCTED BY CARDINAL MALULA AND SEVERAL OTHER BISHOPS.

    THE MASS OF CONSECRATION WAS CELEBRATED IN THE PRESENCE OF A LARGE CONGREGATION. AMONG THE MANY VIPS PRESENT WERE MINISTER LABUGHE, REPRESENTING THE HEAD OF STATE, MEMBER OF THE POLITICAL BUREAU,COMMANDER OF THE FOURTH CONGOLESE NATIONAL ARMY GROUP.

    STARTING WITH THE MOVING RITUAL OF RENUNCIATION, THE CEREMONY CONTINUED WITH THE NEW BISHOP'S ACCEPTANCE OF THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE EPISCOPAL HIERARCHY.

    HE WAS THEN PRESENTED WITH THE BISHOP'S EMBLEMS -- THE MITRE AND THE CROSS -- AND WAS CEREMONIALLY EMBRACED BY HIS FELLOW BISHOPS.

    THE CONSECRATION MASS CONCLUDED WITH BISHOP MALUMGA CONFERRING UP THE DUTIES OF ASSISTANT BISHOP.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8KEQ3W5FF24XF8JDFK9D5SY1P
    Media URN:
    VLVA8KEQ3W5FF24XF8JDFK9D5SY1P
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/12/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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