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    FATHER GIULIO BEVILACQUA, THE ITALIAN PARISH PRIEST WHO IS TO BECOME A CARDINAL, HAS HAD A LONG PERSONAL CONNECTION WITH THE POPE.

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    FATHER GIULIO BEVILACQUA, THE ITALIAN PARISH PRIEST WHO IS TO BECOME A CARDINAL, HAS HAD A LONG PERSONAL CONNECTION WITH THE POPE. AND HE HAS GIVEN HIM SPECIAL PERMISSION TO REMAIN AT HIS OLD POST. FATHER GIULIO, WHO IS 84 IS ONE OF 27 NEW CARDINALS NAMED LAST MONTH.

    HE IS THE AUTHOR OF SEVERAL BOOKS ON THEOLOGY, WRITTEN IN THE UNHEATED PRESBYTERY OF THE CHURCH OF SAINT' ANTONIO. HE TOOK OVER THE CHURCH WHEN IT WAS ABANDONED 15 YEARS. IT LIES ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF BRESCIA, IN NORTHERN ITALY. HE HAS TOLD HIS PARISHIONERS: "I WILL STAY HERE WITH YOU AND WILL CONTINUE TO WEAR THE SIMPLE BLACK CASSOCK".

    THE CEREMONY RAISING HIM TO THE PURPLE TAKES PLACE ON FEB 22. WITH THE OTHERS, THE TOTAL MEMBERSHIP OF THE SACRED COLLEGE OF CARDINALS WILL REACH AN UNPRECEDENTED 103. ONLY SIX ITALIANS ARE AMONG THE 27 AND FOR THE FIRST TIME IT IS BELIEVED, ITALY WILL COMMAND LESS THAN A THIRD OF THE COLLEGE ON THE BASIS OF NATIONALITY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEXTBS04QGKU7Z7688O60GUCW5
    Media URN:
    VLVAEXTBS04QGKU7Z7688O60GUCW5
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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