• Short Summary

    The King and Queen of Siam, continuing their European tour, visited Pope John in the Throne Room of the Vatican Oct 1 - a historic visit for they were the first Buddhist rulers granted a papal audience.

  • Description

    The King and Queen of Siam, continuing their European tour, visited Pope John in the Throne Room of the Vatican Oct 1 - a historic visit for they were the first Buddhist rulers granted a papal audience.

    Before meeting the Pope, the royal couple and Siamese officials met high dignitaries of the Catholic Church and received a tribute from the Papal Guard.

    The King and Queen walked through the Rafael Galleries, then entered Pope John's apartments to the Throne Room where Pope John made a short speech in Latin and presented gifts marking the visit.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAA320RAHZ57QWQ1IKBQH3K6UAD
    Media URN:
    VLVAA320RAHZ57QWQ1IKBQH3K6UAD
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/10/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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