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    PRESIDENT MAURICE YAMEOGO OF UPPER VOLTA, ACCOMPANIED BY HIS WIFE, PAID AN OFFICIAL VISIT TO HIS HOLINESS THE POPE AT THE VATICAN APRIL 25.

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    PRESIDENT MAURICE YAMEOGO OF UPPER VOLTA, ACCOMPANIED BY HIS WIFE, PAID AN OFFICIAL VISIT TO HIS HOLINESS THE POPE AT THE VATICAN APRIL 25.

    LEADER OF 3,250,000 PEOPLE, MOSTLY SUDANESE MOSLEMS, PRESIDENT YAMEOGO WAS RECEIVED BY VATICAN OFFICIALS IN THE COURT OF SAN DAMASO AND WAS ESCORTED TO THE SMALL THRONE-HALL, WHERE THE AFRICAN PRESIDENT AND HIS WIFE WERE RECEIVED IN PRIVATE AUDEI AUDIENCE BY POPE JOHN FOR FIFTEEN MINUTES, BEFORE MEMBERS OF M.YAMEOGO'S SUITE WERE RECEIVED BY HIS HOLINESS.

    THE PRESIDENT GAVE POPE JOHN TWO BEAUTIFULLY CARVED ELEPHANT TUSKS, THE POPE, IN RETURN, GAVE M.YAMEOGO A MOSAIC OF THE VIRGIN OF SALUS POPULI ROMANI, AN AUTOGRAPHED PHOTOGRAPH. A GOLD PAPAL MEDAL, AND A BOOK OF REPRODUCTIONS OF WORKS BY RAPHAEL, THE FAMOUS ITALIAN ARTIST.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACXLLVG1PBIRSM3KAFBHJ56LC2
    Media URN:
    VLVACXLLVG1PBIRSM3KAFBHJ56LC2
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/04/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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