• Short Summary

    IN ST PETER'S, ROME, A SOLEMN CEREMONY TODAY (WEDNESDAY) TO MARK THE CLOSING OF THE VATICAN ECUMENICAL COUNCIL'S SECOND SESSION.

  • Description

    IN ST PETER'S, ROME, A SOLEMN CEREMONY TODAY (WEDNESDAY) TO MARK THE CLOSING OF THE VATICAN ECUMENICAL COUNCIL'S SECOND SESSION. A STATELY PROCESSION OF OVER 2,000 ROBED PRELATES FROM ? NATIONS ESCORTED POPE PAUL DOWN THE AISLE OF THE BASILICA TO HIS THRONE.

    THERE, THE PONTIFF READ A SUMMARY OF THE SUBJECTS DISCUSSED AND APPROVED DURING THE SESSION'S DEBATES ON CHURCH AFFAIRS. DURING HIS ADDRESS, POPE PAUL ANNOUNCED HE WOULD MAKE A PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND NEXT JANUARY (EDITORS SEE PROD 9866/63 DEC. 4).

    THE COUNCIL'S SECOND SESSION RESUMED LAST SEPTEMBER AFTER AN INTERVAL OF NEARLY 10 MONTHS AND THE DEATH OF POPE JOHN ITS INITIATOR. THE THIRD SESSION IS DUE TO START IN SEPTEMBER NEXT YEAR.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9PTKCLK922B137HPG83WD4SF3
    Media URN:
    VLVA9PTKCLK922B137HPG83WD4SF3
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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