GREECE: The Return of the Archbishop

The Greek press hailed him as "the Olympic champion of glory," "the most brilliant symbol of the Greek race's eternal adamantine virtue," "the beating heart of

Hellenism." Tall, swart-bearded Archbishop Makarios himself likened his return to Athens in Easter week after a 13-month exile to "Christ's return to Jerusalem." A surging throng, which included the Greek Foreign Minister, senior military officers, and politicians of every hue, was on hand at Athens airport. As his plane touched down and Makarios emerged, smiling glassily (he had been airsick on the flight from Kenya), the...

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