Some weeks ago the Bishops of Cyprus gave a last warning to Makarios asking Him to resign as President of the Republic.
Exterior view of the Limassol Bishopric.
The building to-day was guarded by Police Force.
In the Synod Chamber the Bishops sit around the table.
Close-ups as they appear in shot, Acting Bishop AMATHOUNTOS KALLINIKOS, KITION ANTHIMOS, Bishop of Paphos Gennadies, and of Kyrenia Kyprianou. More shots of the same in the meeting room from different angles.
Outside, the press people Local and foreign correspondents gathered and talk while the meeting is taking place.
Life in Limassol continues normally as shown in last shots.
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Background: Some weeks ago the Bishops of Cyprus gave a last warning to Makarios asking Him to resign as President of the Republic. To-day, was the last day of expecting His reply and His presence in the Synod. Makarios sent a reply but did not partake in the Synod. The bishops waited one hour after the time had expired and then sat for the Meeting.