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Hundreds Welcome Archbishop Makarios in Adelaide (video)

Archbishop Makarios, the newly-enthroned Greek-Orthodox Archbishop of Australia, arrived in Adelaide on Saturday for his first pastoral visit to city since his enthronement in June. A huge crowd welcomed Makarios at Adelaide Airport where he was greeted by Bishop Nikandros...

Archbishop Makarios of Australia Set to Make Pastoral Visit to Adelaide

There is little rest for Australia's newly-elected His Eminence Archbishop Makarios before his next journey, following his busy two-week visit to Melbourne. This time he will be making his way to Adelaide, South Australia, in order to meet with...

Greek Community of Melbourne Welcomes Archbishop Makarios (video)

His Eminence newly appointed Archbishop Makarios of the Greek Orthodox Church of Australia, arrived on Saturday in Melbourne in his first official visit to the city with the highest concentration of Greeks in the country. People dressed in traditional clothes...

Archbishop Makarios Enthroned as Head of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia

Hundreds of faithful, the hierarchy of the Australian Orthodox church and politicians gathered on Saturday in Sydney to attend the enthronement ceremony for Makarios, the new Archbishop of Australia. The ceremony followed by a liturgy took place at the Holy...

Hundreds Greet New Orthodox Leader in Australia at Sydney Airport

A large crowd gathered at Sydney international airport on Tuesday to greet Archbishop Makarios, the new Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church. The Assistant Bishops of the Archdiocese, the Clergy, the Monastics, the pious faithful, together with the state and...

PM Morrison Pays Tribute to Archbishop Makarios of Australia

Australia's PM Scott Morrison paid tribute to Archbishop Makarios, the new Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church, who is due to arrive in Sydney on Monday. In a statement he said that the new Archbishop has contributed immensely to Greek...

New Archbishop of Australia Makarios’ Enthronement Set for June 29

The New Archbishop of Australia, His Eminence Makarios, will arrive at Kingsford Smith International Airport in Sydney at 6 PM on Tuesday, June 18. The official enthronement of the new Australian Archbishop will take place at the Archdiocese Cathedral of...

July 20, 1974: Turkish Troops Invade Cyprus

It was early in the morning of July 20, 1974 when 40,000 Turkish troops invaded Cyprus from sea and air, catching the Cypriot armed forces in their sleep, almost unable to resist. The code name of the attack was...

Melbourne Marks Turkey’s Invasion of Cyprus

A march was held in the center of Melbourne, which marked the end of events for the 39th anniversary of the July 15, 1974 coup against Archbishop Makarios, the Turkish Invasion of Cyprus in 1974 and the ongoing occupation...