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    INDONESIA'S ACTING PRESIDENT, GENERAL SUHARTO, YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) RECEIVED THE NATION'S FIRST CARDINAL, JUSTINUS CARDINAL DARMOJUWONO.?

  • Description

    INDONESIA'S ACTING PRESIDENT, GENERAL SUHARTO, YESTERDAY (FRIDAY) RECEIVED THE NATION'S FIRST CARDINAL, JUSTINUS CARDINAL DARMOJUWONO. ALSO PRESENT WAS ARCHBISHOP A. DJOJOSEPUTRO, AN INDONESIAN. THE MEETING TOOK PLACE AT THE GENERAL'S PRIVATE RESIDENCE IN DJAKARTA.

    CARDINAL DARMOJUWONO RETURNED TO DJAKARTA ON THURSDAY AFTER HIS FORMAL INSTALLATION AS A PRINCE OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCH IN THE VATICAN ON JUNE 26.

    AT THE MEETING, THE CARDINAL TOLD GENERAL SUHARTO THAT HIS ELEVATION AS A CARDINAL WAS NOT A PERSONAL HONOUR BUT THE VATICAN'S APPRECIATION TO THE PEOPLE OF INDONESIA AND ITS SPIRIT OF RELIGIOUS FREEDOM AS MANIFESTED IN THE STATE IDEOLOGY OF PANTJASILA.

    THE NEW CARDINAL WAS BORN IN SEMARANG, CENTRAL JAVA, 53 YEARS AGO AND CAME FROM A POOR FAMILY. AS A PRIEST, HE STUDIED IN INDONESIA AND AT GREGORIAN UNIVERSITY IN ROME. HE WAS APPOINTED ARCHBISHOP OF SEMARANG IN 1953.

    HIS NOMINATION BY POPE PAUL BRINGS THE TOTAL OF ASIAN CARDINALS TO NINE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE0L12LYKLB3RST5J7IVCYG5H
    Media URN:
    VLVAE0L12LYKLB3RST5J7IVCYG5H
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/07/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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