• Short Summary

    MONSIGNOR BERNARD AGRE OF THE IVORY COAST WAS CONSECRATED ROMAN CATHOLIC BISHOP OF MAN IN A CEREMONY IN ABIDJAN LAST THURSDAY (3 OCTOBER) BY ARCHBISHOP BERNARD YAGO OF ABIDJAN.

  • Description

    MONSIGNOR BERNARD AGRE OF THE IVORY COAST WAS CONSECRATED ROMAN CATHOLIC BISHOP OF MAN IN A CEREMONY IN ABIDJAN LAST THURSDAY (3 OCTOBER) BY ARCHBISHOP BERNARD YAGO OF ABIDJAN. THE DIOCESE OF MAN IS ABOUT 250 MILES (400 KMS) NORTH-WEST OF ABIDJAN.

    AMONG THE MANY PEOPLE ATTENDING THE TELEVISED CEREMONY WERE PRESIDENT FELIX HOUPHOUET BOIGNY OF THE IVORY COAST, WHO HAS OFFICIALLY RECEIVED BY MONSIGNOR MARIANI, THE APOSTOLIC DELEGATE FOR WEST AFRICA, AND THE AMBASSADORS OF FRANCE AND BELGIUM.

    ALSO PRESENT WERE THE ARCHBISHOPS OF ACCRA, BAMAKO, CONAKRY, COTONOU, OUAGADOUGOU AND LOME.

    MGR. AGRE'S FAMILY WAS ALSO AT LAST THURSDAY'S CONSECRATION CEREMONY.

    MUSIC FOR THE CEREMONY WAS PROVIDED BY AN ORCHESTRA AND CHOIR.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8UQDJ5LL18S1DC0F5I9X3I9EQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA8UQDJ5LL18S1DC0F5I9X3I9EQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/10/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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