• Short Summary

    POPE PAUL VISITED ROME'S CENTRAL CEMETERY AT THE BASILICA OF ST. LAWRENCE TODAY (SATURDAY) TO?

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    POPE PAUL VISITED ROME'S CENTRAL CEMETERY AT THE BASILICA OF ST. LAWRENCE TODAY (SATURDAY) TO TAKE PART IN THE REQUIEM MASS COMMEMORATING ALL SOULS DAY. HE WAS JOINED BY A CROWD OF HUNDREDS IN THIS TRADITIONAL CHRISTIAN VISIT TO THE LAST RESTING PLACES OF DEAD RELATIVES AND FRIENDS.

    LEADING A PROCESSION OF CLERGY, THE POPE MOVED IN TO THE BASILICA FOR THE MASS, AND AT ITS END IMPARTED HOLY BENEDICTION ON THE CONGREGATION. AFTERWARDS, THE HOLY FATHER SPOKE TO SEVERAL PEOPLE IN THE CROWD BEFORE DRIVING OFF TO THE VATICAN.

    IN THE AFTERNOON, POPE PAUL ACCOMPANIED CARDINALS, ARCHBISHOPS AND BISHOPS TO A MASS IN THE FAMOUS BASILICA OF ST. PETER. THE POPE SAID: "THE CERTITUDE OF AN AFTER-LIFE CHANGES OUR JUDGMENT OF THINGS ON EARTH AND REMINDS US OF INEVITABLE RESPONSIBILITY FOR ALL OUR ACTIONS."

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    Film ID:
    VLVADTTCYY0V9AVZLNJ6WD1Y7HBJG
    Media URN:
    VLVADTTCYY0V9AVZLNJ6WD1Y7HBJG
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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