• Short Summary

    THE CONFERENCE OF THE HEADS OF THE ORIENTAL ORTHODOX CHURCHES OPENED IN ADDIS ABABA ON SUNDAY.

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    THE CONFERENCE OF THE HEADS OF THE ORIENTAL ORTHODOX CHURCHES OPENED IN ADDIS ABABA ON SUNDAY. DURING THE FIRST WORKING SESSION, THE CONFERENCE DISCUSSED THE CHURCH IN THE MODERN WORLD.

    A SECRETARIAT SPOKESMAN SAID THE CONFERENCE CONSIDERED A REPORT SUBMITTED BY A PREPARATORY MEETING OF THEOLOGIANS, AND THEN APPOINTED A FIVE-MAN COMMITTEE TO RE-DRAFT IT BY INCORPORATING SUGGESTED AMENDMENTS AND NECESSARY CLARIFICATION.

    THE CHURCH'S PASTORAL RESPONSIBILITY WAS ONE OF THE MANY IMPORTANT ITEMS ON THE AGENDA, THE SPOKESMAN SAID. IT INCLUDED THE FOLLOWING SPECIFIC POINTS: WHAT MUST THE CHURCH DO TO SATISFY THE SPIRITUAL NEEDS OF THE MODERN MAN? HOW CAN THE CHURCH PREPARE AND BE ABLE TO HELP THE YOUTH AND EDUCATED MODERN MAN TO BE PARTICIPANTS IN THE LIFE OF THE CHURCH? INTEGRATION OF MODERN MAN WITH THE LIFE OF THE CHURCH; THE QUESTION OF FAMILY LIFE AND SPIRITUAL RENEWAL; CHRISTIAN EDUCATION AND LITERATURE; MONASTIC LIFE AND CHURCH ADMINISTRATION.

    THE CONFERENCE, DUE TO LAST ABOUT TWO WEEKS, IS AT THE INVITATION OF EMPEROR HAILE SELASSIE. HEADS OF 16 CHRISTIAN ORTHODOX CHURCHES WERE DUE TO ATTEND THE CONFERENCE, BUT ONLY FIVE CHURCHES ARE REPRESENTED. THEY ARE: THE COPTIC ORTHODOX CHURCH; SYRIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH; ORTHODOX SYRIAN CHURCH OF INDIA; ARMENIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH, AND THE ETHIOPIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEO27U9DR5LXT2CUJEDO144CLH
    Media URN:
    VLVAEO27U9DR5LXT2CUJEDO144CLH
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/01/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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