• Short Summary

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend Michael Ramsey presided over a ceremony in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday to ordain Malaysia's new bishop, the venerable John Gurubatham Savarimuthu.

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    The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend Michael Ramsey presided over a ceremony in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday to ordain Malaysia's new bishop, the venerable John Gurubatham Savarimuthu. Archbishop Ramsey, head of the Anglican Church, is currently touring several Asian countries.

    The ceremony was attended by various religious ministers and relatives of the new bishop. It was the first time permission had been granted to film the ceremony.

    The climax of the ordination came when the Archbishop placed his hand on the head of the new bishop while intoning the consecration prayers.

    Bishop Sevarimuthu's diocese will be West Malaysia.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8QWX6W1T1Q34W5Q3M8HTS1MMF
    Media URN:
    VLVA8QWX6W1T1Q34W5Q3M8HTS1MMF
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/03/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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