• Short Summary

    Five new bishops were ordained by the National Administrative Commission of the Chinese Catholic Church and the Chinese Catholic Bishops College.

  • Description

    L/V bishops towards camera up steps
    7 ft


    S/V and rear view of bishops at altar (2 shots)
    14 ft


    G/V two bishops kneeling before Archbishop
    16 ft


    G/V clergyman in attendance
    20 ft


    S/CU Archbishop placing Bible across shoulders of kneeling bishops
    23 ft


    S/V fire kneeling bishops being blessed
    29 ft


    L/V Archbishop blessing five new bishops and assembled clergy
    35 ft




    Initials





    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Five new bishops were ordained by the National Administrative Commission of the Chinese Catholic Church and the Chinese Catholic Bishops College. The ceremony was held on July 24th in the Cathedral of St Mary of the Immaculate Conception in the southwest part of Peking.

    The five are Paul Xu Zhenjiang of the Shenyang Diocese in Liaoning province, Joseph Qian Huimin of the Nanjing Diocese in Jiangsu province, Mathias Ma Longlin of the Suzhou Diocese in Jiangsu province, Augustin Zhao Jingnong of the Tianshui Diocese in Gansu province, and Laurence Zhang Wenbin of the Dali Diocese in Shanxi province.

    They were each elected by their representative clergy and congregations through secret ballot.

    Mass was held after the consecration.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAC91NC8WWY9IO34CFJZOT6PV1T
    Media URN:
    VLVAC91NC8WWY9IO34CFJZOT6PV1T
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/07/1981
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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