Pope opens ecumenical council in Rome.
LS. St. Peter's Church, Rome. Various priests, including Russian Orthodox, entering the church for the opening of the second session of the Ecumenical Council. Swiss Guards walking along. Pope Paul VI is carried around in chair, he blesses the gathering as he moves along. Various shots, inside the full church, Pope speaks with several high ranking priests around. Ecumenical Council gathered, priests listening the Pope. More shots of the gathering. Various shots of the service. Various shots of the priests getting up from their seats. More shots of the Pope during ceremony. Several shots of the Pope leaving the church after the service, followed by procession of priests and Swiss Guards.
Date found in the old record 01/10/1963.