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    The Archbishop of Canterbury, head of the Church of England, visited Sens Cathedral on Friday (January 19) during a visit to France for a week of prayer for Christian Unity.

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    The Archbishop of Canterbury, head of the Church of England, visited Sens Cathedral on Friday (January 19) during a visit to France for a week of prayer for Christian Unity.

    During two days at Sens January 18 and 19) Archbishop Dr. Michael Ramsey, was the guest of Monseigneur Rane Stourm, Archbishop of Sens. In 1970, Monseigneur Stourm was Dr. Ramsey's guest on a visit to England.

    Dr. Rasmey was due to leave Sens on Saturday for Lyons where the week of prayer for Christian unity was founded by Abbe Paul Couturier who died twenty years age. Dr. Ramsey will celebrate Holy Communion and will preach at an ecumenical service during his visit to France.

    SYNOPSIS: Sens Cathedral, south of Paris, was one of the first places visited by England's Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Michael Ramsey, during a stay in France for a week of prayer for Christian Unity.

    Dr. Ramsey, Primate of All England, will celebrate Holy Communion and will preach at an ecumenical service during his visit to France. On Thursday and Friday, Dr. Ramsey was the guest of Monseigneur Rene Stourm, Archbishop of Sen.

    Sen has some links with the Archdiocese of Canterbury. This house was once the residence of St. Thomas Becket, a former Archbishop of Canterbury. Also during his stay at Sens, Dr. Ramsay visited the tomb of St. Edmund Rich, another former Archbishop of the See.

    The week of prayer for Christian Unity is an annual event in the ecumenical movement. It was founded more than twenty years ago. The head of the Church of England hosted a visit from the Archbishop of Sen two years ago.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEHXBVCYCCMGA1Q8NV959R567
    Media URN:
    VLVAEHXBVCYCCMGA1Q8NV959R567
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/01/1973
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
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    Canister:
    N/A

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