• Short Summary

    WORLD COMMUNICATIONS DAY WAS CELEBRATED IN ACCRA WITH SPECIAL CHURCH SERVICES. THE DAY IS USED?

  • Description

    WORLD COMMUNICATIONS DAY WAS CELEBRATED IN ACCRA WITH SPECIAL CHURCH SERVICES. THE DAY IS USED TO FEATURE THE AIMS AND IDEALS OF SOCIAL COMMUNICATION THROUGHOUT THE WORLD THE WAS ORIGINATED AT THE SECOND VATICAN COUNCIL IN 1963. THE THEME FOR THIS YEAR'S CELEBRATION WAS "MEDIA OF SOCIAL COMMUNICATION AT THE SERVICE OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE PEOPLE."
    MANY GHANAIAN LEADERS ATTENDED THE SERVICE AT THE CATHEDRAL IN ACCRA WHERE A SERVICE WAS CONDUCTED BY BISHOP JOSEPH BOWERS. DURING THE PONTIFICAL MASS THE BISHOP SAID THAT THOSE WHO READ THE DAILY PAPERS, LISTENED TO THE RADIO OR VIEWED THE TELEVISION WOULD APPRECIATE THE PART THEY PLAYED IN NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT. HE HAD SPECIAL PRAISE FOR THE PRESS WHICH HE SAID KEPT A VIGILANT EYE OF GOVERNMENT SCHEMES, EXPRESSED FRANK OPINIONS AND PROVIDED A FORUM FOR READERS TO EXPRESS THEIR DESIRE FOR IMPROVEMENT IN THE PUBLIC SERVICES.

    AFTER THE SERMON THE BISHOP SERVED COMMUNION TO THE CONGREGATION WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF THE REVEREND FATHER HARALLEM AND FATHER DOMINIC ANDOH.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8QWCH3X6H28CW35CT1A8SX5WK
    Media URN:
    VLVA8QWCH3X6H28CW35CT1A8SX5WK
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/05/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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