• Short Summary

    PREPARATIONS ARE WELL UNDER WAY IN BOMBAY FOR THE OPENING OF THE 38TH INTERNATIONAL EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS ON NOVEMBER 28.

  • Description

    PREPARATIONS ARE WELL UNDER WAY IN BOMBAY FOR THE OPENING OF THE 38TH INTERNATIONAL EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS ON NOVEMBER 28. POPE PAUL IS TO ATTEND IN ITS LATER STAGES.

    CHIEF HUB OF ACTIVITY SURROUNDING THE CONFERENCE AT THE MOMENT IS THE INFORMATION OFFICE. THE BUSIEST MAN THERE IS THE REVEREND HERMAN D'SOUZA WHO IS GENERAL SECRETARY TO THE CONGRESS PRESIDENT. HE SUPERVISES THE PRINTING AND DESPATCH OF NUMEROUS LEAFLETS AND PROGRAMMES DEALING WITH THE FORTHCOMING MEETING. HE IS ASSISTED BY NUNS WHO ARE KEPT BUSY TYPING AND DUPLICATING THOUSANDS OF CIRCULAR AND OTHER MATTER FOR DISTRIBUTION AMONG THOSE ATTENDING THE CONGRESS.

    WITH VISITORS FROM MANY PARTS OF THE WORLD COMING TO BOMBAY, MANY INDIANS HAVE BEEN TAKING LANGUAGE CLASSES SO THAT THEY CAN ACT AS INTERPRETERS DURING THE CONGRESS. THE MAIN LANGUAGES BEING TAUGHT ARE ITALIAN, GERMAN FRENCH AND SPANISH.

    FOR OTHERS THERE IS A HOST OF SMALL JOBS TO BE DONE. EMBROIDERY OF THE VARIOUS ALTAR CLOTHS IS ONE.

    THE THEME OF THE INTERNATIONAL EUCHARISTIC CONFERENCE IS "THE EUCHARIST AND THE NEW MAN" AND THE MEETING HAS TWO MOTTOES ' "ORDER YOUR LIVES IN LOVE" AND "HE SHALL LIVE BY ME". THE DELEGATES WILL BE SHOWN THE VERY POOR LIVING IN BOMBAY SLUMS - AS WELL AS ORPHANAGES, OLD PEOPLE HOMES, HOSPITALS AND OTHER INSTITUTIONS DURING THE CONGRESS WHICH CONCLUDES ON DECEMBER 6.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACTTJZ0K8UV4D4LY9W5230MHHK
    Media URN:
    VLVACTTJZ0K8UV4D4LY9W5230MHHK
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/11/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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