• Short Summary

    MILLIONS OF POLES YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) RETURNED TO THEIR HOMES AFTER ATTENDING HUGE RALLIES CELEBRATING POLAND'S THOUSAND YEARS OF STATEHOOD AND CHRISTIANITY.

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    MILLIONS OF POLES YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) RETURNED TO THEIR HOMES AFTER ATTENDING HUGE RALLIES CELEBRATING POLAND'S THOUSAND YEARS OF STATEHOOD AND CHRISTIANITY.

    ON SUNDAY HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE ATTENDED A MARCH IN WARSAW, ATTENDED BY THE FIRST SECRETARY OF THE POLISH COMMUNIST PARTY, GOMULKA.

    FOR THE PAST FEW DAYS, THOUSANDS OF ROMAN CATHOLICS HAVE BEEN MAKING PILGRIMAGES TO CZESTOCHOWSKA, TO CELEBRATE THE MILLENIUM OF POLISH CHRISTIANITY.

    ON JASNA GORA (THE MOUNTAIN OF LIGHT) WHERE THERE IS AN HISTORIC MONASTERY, THE POLISH PRIMATE, CARDINAL WYSZYNSKI, ON TUESDAY PREACHED A SERMON CALLING FOR POLISH PEOPLE TO FORGIVE THEIR ENEMIES. THE CATHOLIC CHURCH HAS CREATED DEEP CONTROVERSY IN POLAND BY ITS OFFER TO FORGIVE THE GERMAN PEOPLE.

    DURING THE SERVICE ON JASNA GORA THE POLISH ROMAN CATHOLIC HEIRARCHY DEDICATED POLAND ANEW TO CHRISTIANITY.

    BEGINNING NEXT SUNDAY ARE FURTHER RALLIES AND CELEBRATIONS TO MARK THE END OF WORLD WAR TWO IN EUROPE, AND THE RETURN OF THE SILESIAN, POMERANIAN AND MAZURIA REGIONS, FORMERLY GERMAN TO POLAND.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEEDUJF0Y630Z6YAKO3O72V26I
    Media URN:
    VLVAEEDUJF0Y630Z6YAKO3O72V26I
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    05/05/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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