• Short Summary

    THREE BRITISH CLERGYMEN, FROM THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND, THE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND AND THE BRITISH METHODIST CHURCH, HAVE JUST RETURNED FROM A WEEK VISIT TO THE BREAKAWAY BIAFRAN REPUBLIC IN EASTERN NIGERIA.

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    THREE BRITISH CLERGYMEN, FROM THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND, THE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND AND THE BRITISH METHODIST CHURCH, HAVE JUST RETURNED FROM A WEEK VISIT TO THE BREAKAWAY BIAFRAN REPUBLIC IN EASTERN NIGERIA. THE CLERGYMEN, WHOSE VISIT WAS DESCRIBED ONE OF GOODWILL AND FRIENDSHIP, RETURNED TO LONDON ON WEDNESDAY (13 MARCH).

    THE CLERGYMEN MR. JOHN WILSON, (THE ANGLICAN ARCHBISHOP OF BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND), DR. DOUGALL (OF THE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND), AND THE REVEREND HUGH THOMAS OF THE METHODIST CHURCH, MET THE LEADER OF THE REBEL BIAFRAN REGIME, COLONEL OJUKWU, BEFORE RETURNING TO LONDON.

    WITH THEM THE CHURCHMEN TOOK PARCELS OF DRUGS AND DRIED MILK FOR THE USE OF CHURCHES IN THE BREAKAWAY REGION.

    ALSO PRESENT AT THE MEETING WITH COLONEL OJUKWU WERE THE ARCHBISHOP OF WEST AFRICA (ARCHBISHOP PATTERSON), AND SIR LOUIS MBANEFO, THE BIAFRAN CHIEF JUSTICE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAQ0EMDVXF345ZR2MTYV56W9UZ
    Media URN:
    VLVAAQ0EMDVXF345ZR2MTYV56W9UZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/03/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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