• Short Summary

    THE FUNERAL OF ARCHBISHOP THEOKLITUS, ORTHODOX PRIMATE OF ATHENS AND ALL GREECE, TOOK PLACE JAN 11, AFTER LYING IN STATE AT ATHENS CATHEDRAL FOR THREE DAYS.

  • Description

    1.
    GV ATHENS CATHEDRAL.
    0.06

    2.
    SV KING PAUL AND CROWN PRINCE CONSTANTINE LEAVE CATHEDRAL.
    0.12

    3.
    CU PREMIER KARAMANLIS LEAVES.
    0.16

    4.
    SV ORTHODOX CLERGY.
    0.20

    5.
    LV COFFIN BROUGHT OUT OF CATHEDRAL.
    0.28

    6.
    SV WOMEN CROSS THEMSELVES.
    0.30

    7.
    SV COFFIN ON TO GUN CARRIAGE.
    0.37

    8.
    TGV FUNERAL PROCESSION.
    0.42

    9.
    TV PROCESSION.
    0.44

    10.
    REAR V..GUN CARRIAGE.
    0.48

    11.
    TV CLERGYMAN CARRIES ARCHBISHOP'S CROWN.
    0.50

    12.
    TV COFFIN ON GUN CARRIAGE.
    0.56



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    Background: THE FUNERAL OF ARCHBISHOP THEOKLITUS, ORTHODOX PRIMATE OF ATHENS AND ALL GREECE, TOOK PLACE JAN 11, AFTER LYING IN STATE AT ATHENS CATHEDRAL FOR THREE DAYS.KING PAUL OF GREECE, CROWN PRINCE CONSTANTINE, GREEK PREMIER KARAMANLIS AND HIS CABINET, GREEK CLERGY AND REPRESENTATIVES FROM ALL ORTHODOX AND WESTERN CHURCHES ATTENDED THE FUNERAL PROCESSION.

    THE 72-YEAR-OLD HEAD OF THE GREEK CHURCH WAS WELL-KNOWN AMONG THE ORTHODOX WORLD FOR HIS PHILANTHROPY AND DEDICATION TO THE CHURCH.THE HONOURS GIVEN TO THE LATE ARCHBISHOP WERE SIMILAR TO THOSE ACCORDED TO A PRIME MINISTER IN ACTIVE SERVICE.NO WOMEN WERE ALLOWED TO ENTER THE CATHEDRAL FOR THE SERVICE NOR COULD THEY FOLLOW THE FUNERAL CORTEGE TO THE CEMETERY.

    ARCHBISHOP THEOKLITUS, BORN 71 YEARS AGO, WAS ELECTED HEAD OF THE CHURCH OF GREECE IN AUGUST 1957.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA51IABB3TUC5U1UWTFJDS4Y2JY
    Media URN:
    VLVA51IABB3TUC5U1UWTFJDS4Y2JY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/01/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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