• Short Summary

    THE PAN-ORTHODOX PRO-SYNOD, THE FIRST UNION OF ALL THE PATRIARCHATES AND LEADING NATIONAL ORTHODOX CHURCHES, HELD ITS FINAL SESSION IN RHODES, GREECE, SEPT 30 AFTER SIX DAYS OF DEBATE.

  • Description

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    LV RHODES CATHEDRAL.
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    2.
    SLV FLAGS ON BUILDING.
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    3.
    SV BUILDING DETAIL.
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    GV INT..ASSEMBLY.
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    5.
    CU BISHOP TIMOTHEUS OF WARSAW.
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    6.
    CU BISHOP GENADIUS OF PAPHOS (CYPRUS).
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    CU BISHOP NICHOLAS CORNEANU OF ARAD (RUMANIA)
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    SCU BISHOP MYRON OF ECUMENICAL PATRIARCHATE OF CONSTANTINOPLE READS THE APPROVED MESSAGE.
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    CU BISHOP KLEMIS OF STARA ZAGORA (BULGARIA)
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    CU BISHOP IACOVOS OF MYTILENE (GREECE)
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    MV RUSSIAN BISHOP NIKODEMUS OF JAROSLAV AND ROSTOV READS COMMUNIQUE.
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    CU ARCHBISHOP ARCHMINDRITE NOVAK OF CZECHOSLOVAKIA.
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    CU OBSERVERS FROM COPTIC AND KANGLICAN CHURCHES.
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    14.
    CU BISHOP DAMASKINOS OF ZAGREB.
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    CU ARCHBISHOP VASSILI KRIVOCHEI OF RUSSIAN CHURCH IN BRUSSEES.
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    16.
    GV ASSEMBLY.
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    17.
    CU BISHOP IGNATIUS OF EPIPHANIA.
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    18.
    CU BISHOP MAXINUS OF SARDES (DECUMENICAL PATRIARCHATE).
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    GV PAN..CATHERING.
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    Background: THE PAN-ORTHODOX PRO-SYNOD, THE FIRST UNION OF ALL THE PATRIARCHATES AND LEADING NATIONAL ORTHODOX CHURCHES, HELD ITS FINAL SESSION IN RHODES, GREECE, SEPT 30 AFTER SIX DAYS OF DEBATE. TWELVE PRELATES AND THE REMAINING 68 DELEGATES MET IN PUBLIC TO DISCUSS THE DETAILS OF A JOINT COMMUNIQUE - ISSUED THE FOLLOWING DAY.

    REPRESENTING THE VIEWS OF A UNITED ORTHODOXY FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 12 CENTURIES, THE COMMUNIQUE CONTAINED NONE OF THE APPEALS FOR POLITICAL PACIFICATION SUGGESTED BY SOME SLAV-SPEAKING DELEGATIONS BUT HAILED THE EFFORTS FOR CLOSER RELATIONS WITH THE CHURCHES OF THE ORIENT AND OF THE WEST "IN FULFILMENT OF THE LORD'S COMMANDMENT 'THAT ALL BE ONE', A COMMANDMENT FOR WHICH OUR HOLY CHURCH NEVER CEASED TO PRAY".

    INITIAL DISCUSSIONS WITH OBSERVERS FROM THE ORIENTAL CHURCHES (ARMENIAN, COPT, ETHIOPIAN AND OTHERS) HAVE MADE SUCH HEADWAY THAT IT HAS BEEN AGREED TO CONTINUE MEETINGS AND OTHER STEPS TOWARDS EVENTUAL NEGOTIATIONS FOR UNION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1GCYUI9BEQGLDFABDY6MAL92W
    Media URN:
    VLVA1GCYUI9BEQGLDFABDY6MAL92W
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/10/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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