With a welcome dinner, held last night in Canberra, the Australian capital’s Cypriot Community officially welcomed Father Prochoros Anastasiadis, who was recently appointed the new Archiepiscopal Vicar of the Archdiocesan District of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT).
Present at the dinner were Rev Fathers Petros Kipouros and Iakovos Siriotis, His Excellency Ambassador of Greece Mr Papakostas , High Commissioner of Cyprus Mrs Mavrommati, Representatives of the Hellenic Club, the President of the Parish Community of St Nicholas, the Vice President of Parish of St Demetrios and the Executive Committee of the Cypriot Community.
President of the Cypriot Community of Canberra, Mrs Alexandrou, welcomed Father Prochoros to Canberra and talked about the importance of fighting for Cypriot justice. Mrs Alexandrοu also presented Father Prochoros with two books on the Religious Monuments in Turkish-Occupied Cyprus.
Father Prochoros thanked everyone for their hospitality and conveyed the Blessings of His Eminence Archbishop Makarios.
Source: Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia-Archdiocesan District of Canberra