• Short Summary

    POPE PAUL, IN HIS EASTER MESSAGE TODAY (SUNDAY) ANNOUNCED THE BACKING OF THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH FOR A NEW, CONCERTED, DRIVE ON WANT AMONG ALL PEOPLES.

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    POPE PAUL, IN HIS EASTER MESSAGE TODAY (SUNDAY) ANNOUNCED THE BACKING OF THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH FOR A NEW, CONCERTED, DRIVE ON WANT AMONG ALL PEOPLES. AFTER READING HIS MASSAGE, THE 69-YEAR-OLD PONTIFF GAVE THE BLESSING "URBI ET ORBI" -- TO THE CITY OF ROME AND THE WORLD - FROM THE STEPS OF ST PETER'S.

    THE POPE CHOSE TODAY, THE MOST SOLEMN FEAST IN THE CHRISTIAN CALENDAR, TO MAKE KNOWN THAT HE WILL PUBLISH ON TUESDAY AND ENCYCLICAL LETTER ADDING A NEW CHAPTER TO THE CHURCH'S TEACHING ON THE ADVANCEMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF NATIONS.

    AFTER CELEBRATING MASS, POPE PAUL READ HIS MESSAGE TO A N ESTIMATED QUARTER-OF-A-MILLION PILGRIMS FROM MANY COUNTRIES, PACKING ST PETER'S SQUARE. MILLIONS MORE SAW THE OUTDOOR CEREMONY BROADCAST ON TELEVISION. A SPECIAL ALTER HAD BEEN ERECTED IN FRONT OF THE HUGE DOORS OF ST PETER'S FOR THE MASS, ONE OF THE WORLD'S BIGGEST COLLECTIVE ACTS OF WORSHIP.

    THE POPE SAID IT WAS THE MOMENT, IN THE AFTERMATH OF THE RECENT VATICAN COUNCIL, TO ADD ANOTHER CHAPTER TO THE CHURCH'S TEACHING "ON THOSE QUESTIONS WHICH TROUBLE, WEARY AND DIVIDE MEN IN THEIR SEARCH FOR BREAD, PEACE, FREEDOM, JUSTICE AND BROTHERHOOD". HE SAID IT WAS TIME TO OFFER THE WORLD A HUMBLE AND CORDIAL WORD OF HOPE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD3A2N65Y0N83M87MXE0K15QT5
    Media URN:
    VLVAD3A2N65Y0N83M87MXE0K15QT5
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/03/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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