• Short Summary

    FIGHTING BROKE OUT LAST NIGHT (SUNDAY) AT A MEETING IN COPENHAGEN ORGANISED BY A NEWLY FOUNDED RELIGIOUS ORGANISATION -- MARANATA.

  • Description

    FIGHTING BROKE OUT LAST NIGHT (SUNDAY) AT A MEETING IN COPENHAGEN ORGANISED BY A NEWLY FOUNDED RELIGIOUS ORGANISATION -- MARANATA. THIS ORGANISATION SEEKS TO WIN NEW CONVERTS BY A MODERN APPROACH TO RELIGION, WITH NEW SETTING OF HYMNS PLAYED ON GUITARS AND DRUMS.

    THE ORGANISATION WAS FOUNDED IN NORTHERN SWEDEN WHERE IT HAS GAINED SOME SUPPORT.ON SUNDAY THEIR FIRST MEETING WAS HELD IN COPENHAGEN. MORE THAN FIVE HUNDRED PEOPLE PACKED THE MEETING HALL, BUT ONLY A FEW WERE INTERESTED IN THE MESSAGE OF THE PREACHERS.

    MANY OF THE CROWD BEGAN TO INTERJECT -- WITH SLOW HANDCLAPPING AND SHOUTING, WHILE OTHERS DANCED THE TWIST. SOME OF THE SUPPORTERS OF MARANATA TIRED TO MOVE THE TROUBLEMAKERS FROM THE HALL, AND FIGHTING BROKE OUT. POLICE HAD TO BE CALLED TO CLOSE THE MEETING.

    MEMBERS OF THE ORGANISATION SAY THEY WILL RETURN TO COPENHAGEN FOR MORE MEETINGS AT A LATER DATE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAXUA84KLS5G34SRD5EQCYBUND
    Media URN:
    VLVAAXUA84KLS5G34SRD5EQCYBUND
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/09/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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