• Short Summary

    THE ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY, DR MICHAEL RAMSEY, OPENED A MEETING OF THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL OF THE LAMBETH CONFERENCE AT ST GEORGE'S CATHEDRAL IN JERUSALEM LAST (MONDAY) NIGHT.

  • Description

    THE ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY, DR MICHAEL RAMSEY, OPENED A MEETING OF THE EXECUTIVE COUNCIL OF THE LAMBETH CONFERENCE AT ST GEORGE'S CATHEDRAL IN JERUSALEM LAST (MONDAY) NIGHT. THE LAMBETH CONFERENCE, THE CONSULTATIVE BODY OF THE ANGLICAN COMMUNION, IS TO DISCUSS CHRISTIAN UNITY AT THE MEETING.

    THE 20 PRELATES ARE TO DISCUSS PREPARATIONS AND TOPICS FOR THE LAMBETH CONFERENCE TO BE HELD IN LONDON IN 1968. THIS CONFERENCE MEETS ONCE EVERY 10 YEARS. IT DEALS WITH DOCTRINE, DISCIPLINE, RELATIONS WITH OTHER CHURCHES AND THE ANGLICAN ATTITUDE TO POLITICAL AND SOCIAL QUESTIONS. IT HAS NO EXECUTIVE AUTHORITY BUT HAS GREAT MORAL PRESTIGE.

    DR RAMSEY GAVE LAST NIGHT'S OPENING ADDRESS TO ARCHBISHOPS AND BISHOPS OF YORK, WALES, SCOTLAND, THE UNITED STATES, CANADA, INDIA, PAKISTAN, BURMA, CEYLON, BRISBANE (AUSTRALIA) CAPETOWN, THE WET INDIES, WEST, CENTRAL AND EAST AFRICA, UGANDA, BRAZIL, TAIWAN, JERUSALEM, SYDNEY AND ACCRA. WHILE IN JERUSALEM, DR RAMSEY IS THE GUEST OF DR CAMPBELL MACINNES, ANGLICAN ARCHBISHOP OF JERUSALEM. HE HAS VISITED A MOSQUE AND A CONVENT AND RETRACED THE STEPS OF CHRIST ALONG THE VIA DOLOROSA TO THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY SEPULCHRE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABBZWZY0PLQWHF0GUG2G2NUIXF
    Media URN:
    VLVABBZWZY0PLQWHF0GUG2G2NUIXF
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/04/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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