• Short Summary

    THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH ALONG WITH DOZENS OF OTHER RELIEF AGENCIES IS MOUNTING A MASSIVE AID PROGRAMME FOR THE VICTIMS OF THE NIGERIAN CIVIL WAR WHICH ENDED ON MONDAY (12 JAN) WITH THE COLLAPSE OF THE BREAKAWAY TERRITORY OF BIAFRA.

  • Description

    THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH ALONG WITH DOZENS OF OTHER RELIEF AGENCIES IS MOUNTING A MASSIVE AID PROGRAMME FOR THE VICTIMS OF THE NIGERIAN CIVIL WAR WHICH ENDED ON MONDAY (12 JAN) WITH THE COLLAPSE OF THE BREAKAWAY TERRITORY OF BIAFRA. MONSIGNOR JEAN RODHAIN, PRESIDENT OF THE ROMAN CATHOLIC AGENCY CARITAS, MET WITH CARDINAL JEAN VILLOT, VATICAN SECRETARY OF STATE, ON TUESDAY (13 JAN) TO DISCUSS THE BEST WAYS OF DISTRIBUTING AID.

    CARITAS HAS BEEN SPONSORING MERCY FLIGHTS INTO BIAFRA FROM THE PORTUGUESE ISLAND OF SAN TOME FOR NEARLY TWO YEARS.

    MONSIGNOR RODHAIN WILL CARRY A LARGE SUM OF MONEY FROM POPE PAUL TO HELP THE NEEDY AND SUFFERING IN NIGERIA. HE LEFT FOR LAGOS BY AIR ON WEDNESDAY. (14 JAN)

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA9CAXS5KQBY9FEH3KDTZO33ER
    Media URN:
    VLVAA9CAXS5KQBY9FEH3KDTZO33ER
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/01/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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