• Short Summary

    The first Scottish saint for 700 years, John Ogilvie, has been canonised at a ceremony in the Vatican.

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    1.
    GV PAN Pipers in front of St. Peters Basilica, the Vatican. (2 shots)
    0.19

    2.
    CU PAN Princess Alexandra and Mr. Angus Ogilvie in congregation.
    0.27

    3.
    GV Pope Paul VI addressing congregation.
    0.32

    4.
    CU Badge PULL BACK TO MV Mr. and Mrs. John Fagan.
    0.37

    5.
    GV Church in Glasgow, Scotland.
    0.42

    6.
    MV AND CU Portrait of Saint John Ogilvie. (2 shots)
    0.48

    7.
    GVS Council houses where Mr. and Mrs. John Fagan live. (2 shots)
    0.54

    8.
    CU Mrs. Fagan speaking to reporter.
    1.20

    9.
    CU Mr. Fagan speaking to reporter.
    1.41

    10.
    GV PAN Statue on facia of church.
    1.46

    11.
    MVS Archbishop of Glasgow, Thomas Winning, speaking to reporter. (Speech overlayed on film of portrait of St. John Ogilvie) (3 shots)
    2.59


    MRS. FAGAN: "The doctors sat with him for a while, then he went away. They said he wouldn't come back because he'd be dead. And he didn't come on the Sunday and he came on the Monday and said is he away yet? I said no. He's asked for something to eat. And he said, "Well, Good God, that man should be dead. It's a miracle"."



    MR. FAGAN: "Instead of being reconciled to death, I was sort of looking forward to life, if possible."



    REPORTER: "How long had you been reconciled to death?"



    FAGAN: "I thin for about a couple of weeks then."



    ARCHBISHOP WINNING: "Within six months he had been arrested, betrayed by a professed Catholic in Glasgow, and so begins his trial over the Christmas period of that year and finally he was hanged at Glasgow cross in 1615 for confirming or affirming the supremacy of the Pope over the King in matters spiritual."



    REPORTER: "Yes, but does that make him a saint?"



    ARCHBISHOP: "Well, that is the first question the church has to ask. Did this man die for political reasons or was it for religion? Did he die professing the Did he die professing the faith of Christ and so on? And the interesting thing is that Ogilvie's life has been a great example. He was a very holy man and a man of great integrity, a man of great courage, a man of great faith. So it's not enough just to be put to death for being a Catholic. That doesn't make you a martyr. You've got to be willingly prepared to die for the faith."




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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The first Scottish saint for 700 years, John Ogilvie, has been canonised at a ceremony in the Vatican.

    SYNOPSIS: The skirl of the bagpipes is an uncommon sound in Saint Peter's Square in the Vatican, but they were heard on Sunday (October 17) to honour the new Scottish saint, who was martyred for his faith in 1615.

    Inside Saint Peter's Basilica were Mr. Angus Ogilvie and his wife, Princess Alexandra. Mr. Ogilvie is a descendant of the saint. Pope Paul announced the canonisation of John Ogilvee. Also present was Mr. John Fagan, whose miraculous cure from apparently terminal cancer ten years ago led to the canonisation.

    Saint John Ogilvie is the only Scot ever to be formally declared a saint by a Pope.

    In Glasgow Scotland, Mr. and Mrs. Fagan talked about Mr. Fagan
    s cure from cancer before they left for the Vatican.

    Archbishop Thomas Winning of Glasgow outlined St. John Ogilvie's career.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA97MAKTG6TF8WV28E2F6UDNTT6
    Media URN:
    VLVA97MAKTG6TF8WV28E2F6UDNTT6
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/10/1976
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:59:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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