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Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia updates governance structure

The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia (GOAA) will now be governed on the basis of a Holy Eparchial Synod, following a decision made by...

High-achieving Year 12 students honoured by Archbishop Makarios of Australia

High-achieving Year 12 students from three Greek Orthodox colleges in Sydney were recognised on Thursday, February 22, by Archbishop Makarios of Australia for the...

Scammers target Greek community with fake funeral service live streams

Funeral directors around Australia are grappling with online scammers homing in on funeral service live streams and attempting to swindle vulnerable mourners. In recent weeks,...

Metropolitan Seraphim excommunicates Greek MPs who voted for same-sex marriage

The Metropolis of Piraeus said on Thursday that it will "cut ties" with politicians who voted for the marriage equality bill. According to Ekathimerini, Metropolitan...

Papa Lefteris to join ranks of the Holy Archdiocese of Australia and NZ

Father Eleftherios Tatsis (Papa Lefteris) will serve as a priest under the Holy Archdiocese of Australia and New Zealand, according to a press release...

Much-loved Sydney priest Father Nicholas Bozikis passes away

Much-loved Father Nicholas Bozikis from Sydney has passed away at the age of 79. Father Nicholas was born in 1944 on the Greek island of...

Heritage listing approved for St George Greek Orthodox Church at Rose Bay

St George Greek Orthodox Church at Rose Bay in Sydney’s leafy Eastern Suburbs is now officially to be heritage listed after a planning proposal,...

Decoding defamation: Analysis of Archbishop Makarios vs. ‘Orthodoxos Typos’

By Ilias Karagiannis The legal dispute in the case (4726/2023) between Archbishop Makarios of Australia and the Greek newspaper, Orthodoxos Typos, was recently finalised in...

Heritage listing of St George Greek Orthodox Church at Rose Bay enters final phase

On Monday 12 February, Woollahra Council will likely consider and vote on a planning proposal to heritage list the St George Greek Orthodox Church.  After Council had voted on 14 August...

Turkey to open Byzantine Chora Church as mosque

Turkish authorities are preparing to open the former Byzantine Chora Church as a mosque, with plans to welcome Muslim worshippers from February 23. The plan to open the mosque, which has been operating as a museum for...

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