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    Pope Paul closed the Holy door tonight.
    Pope Paul tonight pulled shut the bronze holy doors?

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    Procession move away from Holy door
    Exteriors in square, Pope Paul celebrates the Christmas mass and gives the Christmas messages to the world
    GV of the ceremony end

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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Pope Paul closed the Holy door tonight.
    Pope Paul tonight pulled shut the bronze holy doors of St. Peter Basilica, thus ending the Rome catholic church's 25th holy year celebration. An estimated 100,000 people braved the freezing midnight temperatures as the 78-year-old pontiff celebrated an open-air christmas mass in St. Peter's Square.
    During 1973 holy year, which started when the pope knocked symbolically three times on the holy door last christmas eve. an estimated eight million pilgrims flocked to Rome to take part in the jubilee.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEMCXW1IO2D173P3NVSVSIEO2E
    Media URN:
    VLVAEMCXW1IO2D173P3NVSVSIEO2E
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/12/1975
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:04:17:00
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    /
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    N/A
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    VATICAN: Pope Paul closing the holy door in Vatican

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