• Short Summary

    THE ANNUAL CORPUS CHRISTI PROCESSION WAS HELD IN ROME LAST NIGHT (THURSDAY). POPE PAUL TOOK?

  • Description

    THE ANNUAL CORPUS CHRISTI PROCESSION WAS HELD IN ROME LAST NIGHT (THURSDAY). POPE PAUL TOOK PART IN THE CEREMONY, WHICH THIS YEAR PASSED THROUGH THE EUROPA AREA OF THE CITY.

    CORPUS CHRISTI IS ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT EVENTS IN THE ROMAN CATHOLIC CALENDAR WHICH TAKES PLACE OUTSIDE THE VATICAN. THE PROCESSION WAS LED BY A GROUP OF LOCAL AND VISITING CLERGY, FROM CARDINALS TO SEMINARY STUDENTS. THERE WERE ALSO HUNDREDS OF LAYMEN AND MEMBERS OF VARIOUS ROMAN CATHOLIC ORGANISATIONS.

    THE HIGHLIGHT OF THE PROCESSION WAS A MESSAGE DELIVERED BY POPE PAUL. HE DELIVERED HIS ADDRESS FROM A SPECIAL ALTAR BUILT IN FRONT OF THE "WORK AND CIVILISATION" BUILDING. HE SPOKE OF THE NEED FOR MANKIND TO STRIVE FOR THE PEACE AND HAPPINESS OF THE "EARTHLY CITY."
    AFTER HIS ADDRESS, THE POPE BLESSED EH CROWD BEFORE THE PROCESSION BEGAN AGAIN...

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAQCP1KPGCWUEVPUTMG92X3C9C
    Media URN:
    VLVAQCP1KPGCWUEVPUTMG92X3C9C
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/06/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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