• Short Summary

    In Manila yesterday (Friday), Pope Paul paid a courtesy call on President Ferdinand Marcos at the presidential Malacanang Palace.

  • Description

    In Manila yesterday (Friday), Pope Paul paid a courtesy call on President Ferdinand Marcos at the presidential Malacanang Palace.

    He went there late in the afternoon on the first day of his three-day visit to the Philippines.

    After signing the Visitors Book, he went on the balcony to give his benediction to a big crowd of mostly priests and nuns who had gathered to catch a glimpse of the Pontiff.

    Later her met members of the Filipino Cabinet and their wives.

    During the call at the palace, the Pope urged President Marcos to work for a more equitable distribution of wealth in the Philippines. He said more should be done to help the poor and needy.

    The Pope leaves Manila on Monday for Samoa and Australia.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8Y8BLESY7RMV0T708BL4V4XFC
    Media URN:
    VLVA8Y8BLESY7RMV0T708BL4V4XFC
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/11/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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