New prelates take an oath not to oppose the Socialist Government followed by press conference.
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Hungarian newsreel item. Title reads: "Pillanatkepek".
CU VS The newly nominated Hungarian Catholic bishops as they take an oath to the Hungarian Parliament that they, "Are not opposed to the aims and endeavours of the Socialist government". (Nat. sound). The oath is taken in a small chamber, presumably of the Hungarian Parliament, in front of the President of the Presidential Council of the People's Republic. They then sign documents. CU Documents dated 23/01/1969.
VS At a Press Conference at the headquarters of the Journalists' Association, Jozsef Prentner (President of the State Office for Church Affairs) answers questions from international journalists.
Note: Date on original record: 05/02/1969. Hungarian commentary.