• Short Summary

    ARCHMANDRITE GERONIMOS KOTSONIS, ELECTED ARCHBISHOP PRIMATE OF GREECE, WAS ORDAINED AS METROPOLITAN BY THE HOLY SYNOD AT MASS IN ATHENS CATHEDRAL TODAY (SUNDAY).

  • Description

    ARCHMANDRITE GERONIMOS KOTSONIS, ELECTED ARCHBISHOP PRIMATE OF GREECE, WAS ORDAINED AS METROPOLITAN BY THE HOLY SYNOD AT MASS IN ATHENS CATHEDRAL TODAY (SUNDAY). HE REPLACES FORMER ARCHBISHOP CHRYSOSTOMOS REMOVED LAST THURSDAY (11 MAY) BY GREECE'S ARMY BACKED REGIME.

    ARCHMANDRITE GERONIMOS WAS UNANIMOUSLY ELECTED YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) BY THE HOLY SYNOD--SUPREME ADMINISTRATIVE BODY OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH IN GREECE-- AND HIS SELECTION WAS RATIFIED BY A ROYAL DECREE SIGNED BY KING CONSTANTINE. HE WILL BE ENTHRONED ON WEDNESDAY AS ARCHBISHOP OF THE AUTOCEPHALOUS CHURCH OF GREECE.

    MEMBERS OF THE GREEK ROYAL FAMILY, EXCEPT QUEEN ANNE-MARIE, WHO IS EXPECTING HER SECOND CHILD, AND PREMIER CONSTANTINE KOLIAS AND HIS CABINET ATTENDED TODAY'S CEREMONY.

    ARCHMANDRITE GERONIMOS WILL BE RECEIVED BY KING CONSTANTINE ON TUESDAY (16 MAY) TO PLEDGE HIS LOYALTY TO THE SOVEREIGN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5BKIJHU40BZZSJSC6T9EGI3CY
    Media URN:
    VLVA5BKIJHU40BZZSJSC6T9EGI3CY
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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