• Short Summary

    POPE PAUL YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) CONSECRATED BISHOP DUTCH MONSIGNOR JAN WILLEBRANDS, 54-YEAR-OLD SECRETARY OF THE VATICAN'S SECRETARIAT FOR PROMOTING CHRISTIAN UNITY.

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    POPE PAUL YESTERDAY (SUNDAY) CONSECRATED BISHOP DUTCH MONSIGNOR JAN WILLEBRANDS, 54-YEAR-OLD SECRETARY OF THE VATICAN'S SECRETARIAT FOR PROMOTING CHRISTIAN UNITY.

    WITH THE DUTCH PRELATE, FOUR OTHER NEWLY PROMOTED BISHOPS WERE CONSECRATED BY THE POPE IN A THREE-HOUR RITE AT THE ALTAR OF SAINT PETER'S CHAIR IN THE BRIGHTLY LIT APSE OF THE BASILICA.

    GERMAN CARDINAL AUGUSTIN BEA, PRESIDENT OF THE SECRETARIAT, ATTENDED THE SOLEMN CEREMONY IN SAINT PETER'S BASILICA IN THE VATICAN, TOGETHER WITH SEVEN OTHER CARDINALS.

    THE FIVE HAD BEEN PROMOTED TITULAR BISHOPS AT THE BEGINNING OF THIS MONTH. MONSIGNOR WILLEBRANDS IS TITULAR BISHOP OF MAURIANA (NORTH AFRICA).

    THE OTHERS WERE FRENCH MONSIGNOR PIERRE SALMON, AND ITALIAN MONSIGNORS ANGELO PALMAS, APOSTOLIC DELEGATE IN VIETNAM AND CAMBODIA WHO WAS MADE A TITULAR ARCHBISHOP, ERNESTO CAMAGNI AND GIOVANNI FALLANI.

    IN A SIMILAR CEREMONY, POPE PAUL CONSECRATED 14 BISHOPS ON OCTOBER 20.

    CONSECRATING MONSIGNOR WILLEBRANDS, POPE PAUL SAID: "DEAR BROTHER IN SEARCH OF CHRISTIAN BRETHREN STILL SEPARATED FROM US BUT UNITED IN HOPE, MAY YOUR MINISTRY ON THE ROAD OF HOPED-RECONCILIATION BRING GLORY TO CHRIST AND THE CHURCH."

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    Film ID:
    VLVABVM2X382RKUM6KT1MUF3P59Y1
    Media URN:
    VLVABVM2X382RKUM6KT1MUF3P59Y1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    29/06/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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