• Short Summary

    The World Synod of Bishops meeting in the Vatican City, split up into a series of Final study commissions on Tuesday (5 October) to examine theological aspects of the priesthood crisis facing the Catholic Church.

  • Description

    The World Synod of Bishops meeting in the Vatican City, split up into a series of Final study commissions on Tuesday (5 October) to examine theological aspects of the priesthood crisis facing the Catholic Church. The Bishops had ignored appeals particularly from Cardinal Marty, Archbishop of Paris whom they should first study the practical problems or issue. The 211 bishops split up into twelve languages groups.. three French, three English, three Spanish-Portuguese, and one each for German, Italian and Latin. The commissions were expected to spend two days discussing doctrinal questions connected with the role of the priest today. ??? estimated 3,000 priests are abandoning their ??? each year. An official Church report on the Huestion will not be heard until Thursday (7 October) when it is delivered by the primate of Spain.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9HEP5EFVO9BWDL7D7W86KL1DT
    Media URN:
    VLVA9HEP5EFVO9BWDL7D7W86KL1DT
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/10/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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