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    A PLENARY ASSEMBLY OF FRENCH-SPEAKING WEST AFRICAN CATHOLIC BISHOPS WAS HELD THIS WEEK IN THE TOGOLESE CAPITAL, LOME.

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    CONFERENCE AREA: FLAGS: BISHOP SPEAKING: PEOPLE LISTEN.




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    Background: A PLENARY ASSEMBLY OF FRENCH-SPEAKING WEST AFRICAN CATHOLIC BISHOPS WAS HELD THIS WEEK IN THE TOGOLESE CAPITAL, LOME. THE MEETING DISCUSSED THE PROBLEMS OF PRIESTHOOD IN AFRICA, AND THE ROLE OF CHRISTIANS IN THE FIELD OF DEVELOPMENT.

    THE SIX-DAY ASSEMBLY, WHICH ENDED ON THURSDAY, (FEBRUARY 18TH) WAS ATTENDED BY 42 BISHOPS AND ARCHBISHOPS FROM SENEGAL, MAURITANIA, MALI, GUINEA, UPPER VOLTA, THE IVORY COAST, TOGO, DAHOMEY AND NIGER.

    AMONG THESE PRESENT WAS MONSEIGNEUR MARIANI, THE APOSTOLIC DELEGATE FOR WEST AFRICA.

    A HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK WAS A HUGE OPEN-AIR MASS, ATTENDED BY ALL THE DELEGATES AND THOUSANDS OF TOGOLESE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAD1QKWKU0B7KGE9GH5CC4TKVQ
    Media URN:
    VLVAAD1QKWKU0B7KGE9GH5CC4TKVQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/02/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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