• Short Summary

    THE PATRIARCH CYRIL OF BULGARIA, HEAD OF THE BULGARIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH, ARRIVED BY AIR IN ATHENS, APRIL 13, FOR A BRIEF VISIT TO GREECE.

  • Description

    THE PATRIARCH CYRIL OF BULGARIA, HEAD OF THE BULGARIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH, ARRIVED BY AIR IN ATHENS, APRIL 13, FOR A BRIEF VISIT TO GREECE.

    MEMBERS OF THE HOLY SYNOD OF GREECE, HEADED BY ARCHBISHOP CHRYSOSTOMOS, THE GREEK PRIMATE, WELCOMED THE BULGARIAN PATRIARCH AND HIS PARTY AT THE AIRPORT. LATER, ARCHBISHOP CHRYSOSTOMOS AND PATRIARCH CYRIL OFFICIATED JOINTLY AT THE ATHENS ORTHODOX CATHEDRAL.

    ACCOMPANIED BY TWO BISHOPS AND AN ARCHIMANDRITE, THE BULGARIAN PATRIARCH WAS ON THE LAST STAGE OF A TOUR OF THE ANCIENT NEAR AND MIDDLE EAST ORTHODOX PATRIARCHATES AND CHURCHES OF CONSTANTINO CONSTANTINOPLE, JERUSALEM, ALEXANDRIA AND ANTIOCH - THE FIRST AFTER THE END OF THE BULGARIAN SCHISM LAST YEAR.

    HIS VISIT FALLS WITHIN THE SCOPE OF LAST SEPTEMBER'S ORTHODOX CONFERENCE IN RHODES, WHERE THE NEED FOR CLOSER CHURCH RELATIONS WAS UNDERLINED, BUT OBSERVERS FELT THE TOUR WOULD NOT HAVE INCLUDED ATHENS HAD IT NOT BEEN FOR SOME ENCOURAGEMENT FROM THE BULGARIAN GOVERNMENT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE72J4O9OU66J0YHLZP1SZDVFL
    Media URN:
    VLVAE72J4O9OU66J0YHLZP1SZDVFL
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/04/1962
    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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