• Short Summary

    PATRIARCH ATHENAGORAS OF CONSTANTINOPLE - THE LEADER OF THE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH-ARRIVED IN RHODES LAST NIGHT (THURSDAY) FOR A VISIT TO THE ISLAND.

  • Description

    PATRIARCH ATHENAGORAS OF CONSTANTINOPLE - THE LEADER OF THE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH-ARRIVED IN RHODES LAST NIGHT (THURSDAY) FOR A VISIT TO THE ISLAND. HE SAILED FROM ATHENS IN A FRIGATE PUT AT HIS DISPOSAL BY THE ROYAL HELLENES NAVY.

    BIG CROWDS GAVE HIM A WARM WELCOME AT THE QUAYSIDE. HE STEPPED ASHORE TO BE GREETED BY RELIGIOUS LEADERS, INCLUDING THE MOSLEM MUFTI, AND OFFICIALS OF THE DODECANESE, THE ISLAND CHAIN RHODES IS IN.

    BYZANTINE ROBES WORN BY LOCAL BISHOPS MADE A COLOURFUL SIGHT AS THEY LINED UP TO MEET THE PATRIARCH. HE MADE ARRANGEMENTS WITH THEM TO HOLD NEXT YEAR'S PAN-ORTHODOX SYNOD ON THE ISLAND.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEW2FXWNW15Q8HF1APS224HVDY
    Media URN:
    VLVAEW2FXWNW15Q8HF1APS224HVDY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/07/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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