• Short Summary

    President Makarios of Cyprus baptised hundreds of Africans at a ceremony at the Greek Orthodox Church at Kihutu in Kenya on Sunday (21 March).

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    1.
    SV Makarios leads ceremony
    0.08

    2.
    SV Crowd singing
    0.14

    3.
    SV Makarios receives cap
    0.19

    4.
    SV Makarios placing cap on head.
    0.29

    5.
    SV Crowd watching
    0.34

    6.
    SV Makarios.
    0.38

    7.
    SV Crowd PAN
    0.46

    8.
    SV African being ordained as priest
    0.56

    9.
    SV People come forward to be anointed
    1.09

    10.
    SV Makarios blesses gathering.
    1.15

    11.
    SV Ceremony continues with priest receiving chain.
    1.30

    12.
    SV & GV Crowds wait for baptism
    1.33

    13.
    SV Child baptised
    1.42

    14.
    SV Crowd queuing for baptism.
    1.49



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    Background: President Makarios of Cyprus baptised hundreds of Africans at a ceremony at the Greek Orthodox Church at Kihutu in Kenya on Sunday (21 March). The Archbishop also ordained an African priest. Kihutu is under the shadow of Mount Kenya, 60 miles (96 kms.) from Kenya's capital, Nairobi.

    Today (Monday) President Makarios met President Jomo Kenyatta at his home at Gatundu. The Archbishop's first visit to Kenya was under less happy circumstances. During his campaign for the independence of Cyprus, the Archbishop was detained and passed through Kenya on his way to exile in the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9FRXZM4XZXUOX4PIGUPRJ0JK
    Media URN:
    VLVA9FRXZM4XZXUOX4PIGUPRJ0JK
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/03/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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