Search the Archive

Eastern Europe / USSR / Religion and Nationalism #324832

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 28, 1989
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Prague, Czechoslovakia: DR, Tom Fenton) Connection between religion and nationalism in recent political developments in E. Europe discussed. Upcoming meeting between USSR general secretary Mikhail Gorbachev and Pope John Paul II discussed. Report introduced.

(Ukraine, USSR : Tom Fenton) Illegal Roman Catholic Church and government- sanctioned Russian Orthodox Church in USSR examined; details given, scenes shown from clandestine Catholic Mass celebrated in Ukraine, USSR , by Father Nichola Kostiuk. [KOSTIUK - (thru translator) comments on his illegal vocation.] Persecution of priests and nuns here discussed; Joseph Stalin mentioned. Gorbachev's dilemma of ethnic nationalism, which is directly linked to religion, noted most critical in Ukraine; scenes shown of Catholic reburial of Ukrainians who were killed under Stalin's order.

Reporter(s):
Fenton, Tom
Duration:
00:05:30

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.