• Short Summary

    PATRIARCH ALEXEII OF MOSCOW, THE HEAD OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH IN RUSSIA. TODAY (SATURDAY) ATTENDED?

  • Description

    1.
    GV CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL
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    2.
    LV CROWD OUTSIDE
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    3.
    SV DEAN SHAKES HANDS WITH CHURCH DIGNITARIES
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    4.
    SV DR. RAMSEY AND PATRIARCH ALEXEII IN PROCESSION TO CATHEDRAL
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    5.
    SCU DITTO
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    6.
    CU ALEXEII
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    7.
    CU CROSS
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    8.
    CU DR. RAMSEY
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    9.
    RV PROCESSION INTO CATHEDRAL
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    10.
    GV CATHEDRAL
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    11.
    GV SCHOOL BOYS WATCH
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    12.
    LV PROCESSION LEAVES CATHEDRAL
    0.37

    13.
    CU ALEXEII
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    14.
    CU CROSS
    0.42

    15.
    CU PAN. DR. RAMSEY AND PATRIARCH ALEXEII
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    16.
    CU CLERICAL CAMERAMAN
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    17.
    CU DR. RAMSEY AND ALEXEII
    0.54

    18.
    LV GROUP OUTSIDE RESIDENCE
    0.56



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    Background: PATRIARCH ALEXEII OF MOSCOW, THE HEAD OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH IN RUSSIA. TODAY (SATURDAY) ATTENDED A SOLEMN CEREMONY AT THE CENTRE OF THE ENGLISH CHURCH, CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL. DURING THE CEREMONY THE RUSSIAN PATRIARCH WAS AWARDED THE ANGLICAN CHURCH'S LAMBETH CROSS - AN AWARD MADE TO FOREIGN CHURCH DIGNITARIES PRE-EMINENT IN WORKING FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY.

    IT WAS HANDED TO THE 86-YEAR-OLD PATRIARCH BY THE CLERICAL HEAD OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND, DR. MICHAEL RAMSEY - ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY. MAKING THE PRESENTATION, DR. RAMSEY SAID HE KNEW HOW GREAT HAD BEEN THE TRIALS CHRISTIANS IN RUSSIA HAD FACED DURING THE PAST FORTY-SEVEN YEAR. "WE HAVE OFTEN PRAYED FOR THE CHRISTIANS IN RUSSIA," HE SAID, "AND HAVE THANKED GOD FOR THEIR COURAGE AND PATIENCE".

    PATRIARCH ALEXEII IS IN BRITAIN RETURNING A VISIT MADE TO THE SOVIET UNION BY DR. RAMSEY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA89VQL5DNJWZKUSRN1YMIL5SD6
    Media URN:
    VLVA89VQL5DNJWZKUSRN1YMIL5SD6
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/09/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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