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Greek Australians Pay Respects to Archbishop Stylianos (video)

Hundreds of mourners paid their respects on Friday to Archbishop Stylianos at the Cathedral Church of the Annunciation of Our Lady in Sydney, where the body of the Archbishop lies in repose. The multifaceted religious leader, who was an inspiration...

Australian PM Pays Tribute to Greek Orthodox Archbishop Stylianos

Australian PM Scott Morrison and leader of the opposition Bill Shorten expressed their sadness over the news of the passing of the Greek Orthodox Primate, Archbishop Stylianos Harkianakis on Monday. In a statement, Morrison said: "The passing of the Greek Orthodox...

Archbishop Stylianos of Australia Passes Away at 84

Archbishop Stylianos Harkianakis, the Greek Orthodox Archbishop of Australia and Primate of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia, passed away on Monday aged 84. The death was announced by Greek Foreign Affairs Minister Terens Quick at a Greek Independence Day...

Deputy FM Terens Quick begins Visit to Australia

Deputy Foreign Minister Terens Quick on Sunday began a visit to Australia, where he will meet with members of the Greek-Australian community and Austrialian officials. The minister's first stop will be in Sydney, where he will meet Archbishop Stylianos and...

Archbishop Stylianos Visits New Greek Community Building in Melbourne

Archbishop Stylianos of Australia made a historic visit to the new building of the Greek Community of Melbourne on Thursday, December 31, 2014. Their Graces Bishop Ezekiel of Dervis and Bishop Iakovos of Miletoupolis accompanied Archbishop Stylianos in his tour...

Celebration of Holy Epiphany in Australian Cities

Epiphany, in Greek "Theophania" or "Fota," is one of the most important days for the Orthodox world and it is celebrated in January 6. According to the Orthodox tradition, this day indicates the baptism of Jesus Christ by John the...

Archdiocese of Australia Supports Organ Donation

The decision of the Greek Orthodox Church of Australia to support organ donation as an act of selfless offer had a positive impact as the number of Greek-Australian donors has increased. Archbishop Stylianos in his message stated that, “Organ donation...

Stylianos Condemns Syrian Bishops Kidnappings

Archbishop Stylianos of Australia expressed his outrage at the kidnapping of two Orthodox Bishops in Syria and said he prays for a good ending, emphasizing the ties of Metropolitan Pavlos with Hellenism and Orthodoxy. Speaking at the Greek Program of...

Cypriot-Australians Support Homeland

With Cyprus entering what is expected to be a long and hard recession and economic hardship, Cypriots in Australia are rallying in support. In a message, the High Commissioner of Cyprus in Canberra, Yannis Iacovou said the Archdiocese for Australia...

Fundraiser by Australian Church for Greeks in Need

The Greek-Orthodox Archdiocese in Australia will hold a fundraiser next Sunday, June 10th, whose goal will be to support the troubled Greek people. The clergy has already been informed across the whole country. “Of course, we can’t offer major support,...