REQUIEM MASS HELD FOR POPE Thousands of clergymen and laymen jam St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City for the solemn pontifical mass for the late Pope Pius. Bishop Donahue celebrates mass as priests pray in reverence at the Catafalque.
COLORFUL RELIGIOUS RITES HELD IN ALGIERS 500,000 persons, including natives in colorful robes, take part in the Eucharistic Congress at the North African seaport of Algiers, Algeria. Archbishop Verdier of Paris presides as 12,000 children receive holy mass.
COLORFUL PAPAL RITES WITH PIUS XII Impressive religious scenes in Rome, Italy as Pope Pius XII, at the head of a huge procession, rides through lanes of cheering throngs to assume the Bishopric of Rome at St. John\'s Lateran, a church pageant last held 93 prior.
PROVENCE - FRANCE Montage best of Provence: A chef prepares a meal for a poolside diner, the picturesque Red Village (Roussillon), the famous Roman bridge (Pont du Gard), and the Palace of the Popes (Palais des Papes).
Date: 1960s - COLOR Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:01:15:00, With Audio
MODERN TRAVELERS RECEIVE BLESSING In a rather unusual religious ceremony 5,000 motorists and cyclists are blessed by priests of St. Christopher's Shrine Church in Baldwin, N.Y. The ritual blessing re-enacts ancient rites of the patron saint of travelers with an updated twist.
QUEBEC CITY EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS More than 150,000 Catholics gather at a Eucharistic Congress in Quebec City, Canada. The five-day event is ended with a pontifical mass at an outdoor altar on the historic Plains of Abraham.
DANCING PROCESSION OF ECHTERNACH In a unique ceremony dating back to the Black Plague men, women and children dance through the streets of Echternach, Luxembourg to the tomb of St. Willibrord whom the ritual honors.
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