• Short Summary

    GERONIMOS KOYSONIS WAS YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) ENTHRONED ARCHBISHOP OF ATHENS, PRIMATE OF GREECE, BEFORE GOVERNMENT AND CHURCH DIGNITARIES AT A CEREMONY IN ATHENS CATHEDRAL.

  • Description

    1.
    SV INT. ARCHBISHOP WITH CLERGY
    0.07

    2.
    SV GREEK PREMIER AND MEMBERS OF CABINET
    0.09

    3.
    SV ARCHBISHOP WITH PRIESTS
    0.11

    4.
    CU BISHOP MELITON READS ASSERTION
    0.14

    5.
    SV CLERGY LISTEN
    0.17

    6.
    CU BISHOP MELITON
    0.19

    7.
    GV MILITARY GUARD (OUTSIDE)
    0.21

    8.
    SV PAN. OFFICIALS ON STEPS
    0.24

    9.
    SV ARCHBISHOP AND CLERGY ON STEPS
    0.29

    10.
    SV PEOPLE APPLAUD
    0.32

    11.
    SV ARCHBISHOP IN PROCESSION WALKING AWAY
    0.39

    12.
    GTV PROCESSION
    0.57



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    Background: GERONIMOS KOYSONIS WAS YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) ENTHRONED ARCHBISHOP OF ATHENS, PRIMATE OF GREECE, BEFORE GOVERNMENT AND CHURCH DIGNITARIES AT A CEREMONY IN ATHENS CATHEDRAL. ARCHBISHOP GERONIMOS, AGED 62, WAS ELECTED BY THE HOLY SYNOD - THE SUPREME ADMINISTRATIVE BODY OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH IN GREECE - LAST SATURDAY (MAY 13).

    BEFORE THE CEREMONY, THE ANEW ARCHBISHOP DROVE TO THE ROYAL PALACE AND WAS AFFIRMED BEFORE THE KING CONSTANTINE. ARCHBISHOP GERONIMOS SUCCEEDED FORMER ARCHBISHOP CHRYSOSTOMOS, AGED 87, WHO WAS OUSTED BY THE NEW ARMY-BACKED REGIME LAST THURSDAY AND IS NOW BEING TREATED FOR A HEAR COMPLAINT IN AN ATHENS HOSPITAL.

    THE CATHEDRAL CEREMONY, PERFORMED MIN BYZANTINE GRANDEUR, WAS ATTENDED BY PREMIER CONSTANTINE KOLLIAS, MEMBERS OF THE CABINET, FORMER PRIME MINISTERS, DIPLOMATS AND OTHER DIGNITARIES.

    ALSO THERE WERE REPRESENTATIVES OF MANY CHRISTIAN CHURCHES AND THE PATRIARCHATES OF CONSTANTINOPLE, ALEXANDRIA, JERUSALEM, ANTIOCH AND THE CHURCH OF CYPRUS.

    ARCHBISHOP GERONIMOS WAS DRESSED WITH THE GOLDEN VESTMENTS ON THE HOLY THRONE AND LEFT THE CATHEDRAL FOR THE ARCHBISHOPRIC IN PROCESSION FOLLOWED BY HIS CLERGY AND SURROUNDED BYU HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAE5AWD1JKQY2OEGFO789Q2QFYJ
    Media URN:
    VLVAE5AWD1JKQY2OEGFO789Q2QFYJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/05/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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