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    Monsignor Joseph Ganda was consecrated the first Sierra Leone born Roman Catholic Bishop of Kenema on 21st February.

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    LV crowds at consecration ceremony
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    SV new bishop with archbishop Brosnahan (left)
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    SV (left to right) Archbishop Brosnahan Bishop Ganda and Archbishop Carroll


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    SV children of choir seated in pews
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    SV Archbishop Carroll (centre) reading
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    SV other clergy seated
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    CU newly-appointed Bishop Joseph Ganda answering
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    CU bearded clergyman
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    SV (left to right) Archbishop Brosnahan Bishop Ganda and Archbishop Carroll as new bishop sits on throne
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    SCU Bishop Ganda on throne (2 shots)
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    SV crowd
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    SV Bishop Ganda accompanied by other clergy, blessing the people
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    Background: Monsignor Joseph Ganda was consecrated the first Sierra Leone born Roman Catholic Bishop of Kenema on 21st February. The consecration ceremony was performed by Monsignor P. Francis Carroll, Archbishop of Monrovia.

    Kenema, Sierra Leone, is 230 miles (370 kilometres) from Freetown. The Prime Minister of Sierra Leone, Mr. Siaka Stevens, and mrs. Stevens travelled to Kenema to attend the historic ceremony. Also present were the Bishop of Victoria, British Columbia, Monsignor Remi Joseph de Roo.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2FTOMJ2YQRD5WD57UX9NMDALV
    Media URN:
    VLVA2FTOMJ2YQRD5WD57UX9NMDALV
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/02/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
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    N/A

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