Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Pope Pius XII Inaugurates the Holy Year - Video from 1950

The Holy Year presents a challenge to mankind, for never has the Church faced greater problems. Persecuted in the East, its priests driven underground, its prelates jailed, the Church’s authority opposes the materialistic atheist teachings of Communism. May the new year bring about a change in the hearts of men!”

From the youtube archive of British Pathé, which also has this video with just over nine minutes of outtakes from various events of the Jubilee. (no sound)

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