• Short Summary

    In Sebastiana, near Edessa, north-west Greece, 84 Moslems - men, women, children - received baptism by immersion in water butts Mar. 4.

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    GV TILT DOWN..ST. Nicholas Church
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    SV People outside church
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    GV INT.. Baptism ceremony in progress
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    SV Priest stands in front of butts
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    SV Man gets into butt for baptism
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    SV People watch
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    SV Child baptised
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    SV People watch
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    SV Girl baptised
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    CU Boy baptised
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    CU DITTO
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    SV People on balcony watch
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    LV Child baptised
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    SV Child dried after baptism
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    LV Baby handed to parents after baptism
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    Background: In Sebastiana, near Edessa, north-west Greece, 84 Moslems - men, women, children - received baptism by immersion in water butts Mar. 4. The Metropolitan Archbishop of Edessa, Mgr. Dyonissios officiated.

    There are many Moslems communities in the Balkans, a reminder of past Turkish rule. North-west Greece is adjacent to Albania, a Moslem country.

    The Greek Orthodox church has shown special interest in Greek Moslems wishing to change their faith - the Sebastiana baptism was the second of its kind in six weeks.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAE8YE4FA1VP4EGPT0P9YCXXTT3
    Media URN:
    VLVAE8YE4FA1VP4EGPT0P9YCXXTT3
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/03/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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