On the third day of his 20-day tour of South Africa, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr.
GV Anglican clerics onto field (3 shots)
SCU & GV Archbishop follows clerics onto field. ( 4 shots )
SV PAN Congregation singing hymn.
TRANSCRIPT: SEQ 4: ARCHBISHOP: "The Christian Church today cuts across areas of nation and language and colour and politics. It operates amongst all people of the world-striving to bring to them that togetherness which is God's design for his children. Today, here, on this ground, what a wonderful togetherness of Christian people there is."
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Background: On the third day of his 20-day tour of South Africa, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Michael Ramsey, yesterday (Sunday) preached a sermon to 20,000 people gathered in a Cape Town football stadium - one of the largest multiracial crowds ever seen in South Africa.
The capacity crowd filling the stadium watched 23 bishops from all parts of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland lead Dr. Ramsey in a colourful procession to the specially-erected dias on the field.
The Primate of All England, who first heard lessons read in English, Afrikaans and Xhosa ( one of the African tongues), spoke for 15 minutes, during which he said: