• Short Summary

    THE ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY, DR. MICHAEL RAMSEY, IS AT PRESENT IN JORDAN, WHERE HE IS?

  • Description

    THE ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY, DR. MICHAEL RAMSEY, IS AT PRESENT IN JORDAN, WHERE HE IS TO PRESIDE OVER MEETINGS OF THE LAMBETH CONSULTATIVE BODY OF THE ANGLICAN COMMUNION. THE MEETINGS BEGIN ON MONDAY IN THE JORDANIAN SECTOR OF JERUSALEM. YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) THE ARCHBISHOP MADE A TOUR OF HOLY PLACES IN JERUSALEM.

    DR. RAMSEY AND HIS WIFE IN THEIR STOCKINGED FEET VISITED THE RESTORED DOME OF THE ROCK, ONE OF THE HOLIEST PLACES IN ISLAM. THEY THEN WENT ALONG THE VIA DOLOROSA, THE ROUTE TAKEN BY CHRIST ON HIS WAY TO CRUCIFIXION, TO THE HOLY SEPULCHRE.

    DR. RAMSEY HAD LUNCH WITH PATRIARCH BENEDICTUS, THE EASTERN ORTHODOX CHURCH LEADER, AT HIS RESIDENCE ON THE MOUNT OF OLIVES. PATRIARCH BENEDICTUS, GREETING DR. RAMSEY AT THE PATRIARCHATE, EXPRESSED SATISFACTION AT THE "TANGIBLE RAPPROCHEMENT" BETWEEN SAID HE HOPED FOR EVEN CLOSER RELATIONS BETWEEN THE TWO CHURCHES UNTIL THE UNITY OF THE CHURCHES HAS BEEN ACHIEVED. AFTER LUNCH, DR. RAMSEY WENT TO BETHLEHEM FOR A VISIT TO THE CHURCH OF THE NATIVITY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACLX8EEZJET2LIN4I53OYN9SRQ
    Media URN:
    VLVACLX8EEZJET2LIN4I53OYN9SRQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/04/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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