Archbishop Makarios of Australia visits France with Ecumenical Patriarch


Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, accompanied by Archbishop Makarios of Australia, travelled to France for two days to congratulate and celebrate the eightieth birthday of his brother Antonios with his family.

The Ecumenical Patriarch returned to Constantinople on Saturday, 26 August, accompanied by Archbishop Makarios and his elder brother, Mr. Nikolaos Archontonis, who resides in Melbourne, Australia.

The visit to France was just days after the Ecumenical Patriarch’s visit to his birthplace, Imbros, for an event organized by the Holy Metropolis of Imbros and Tenedos and the Mount Athos Centre on Monday, August 21.




By subscribing you accept our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.


Latest News

PAOK wins Greek Super League championship after dramatic final

PAOK defeated Aris 2-1 on Sunday at the Kleanthis Vikelidis Stadium in the most dramatic finale in the history of the Greek Super League.

Panagia Soumela Monastery: Pilgrimage to the ancient cradle of Pontic Hellenism

Carved into Mount Melas in Trabzon, the Monastery of Panagia Soumela has stood proudly for over 1,600 years.

Memories that ‘bleed’: A visit to the Armenian Genocide Museum

The wine, the conversation with Maria and Aram, all pieces in the puzzle of my stay in Armenia’s capital had been carefully placed.

Australian Business Summit Council launch fifth issue of ‘Ekonomos’

The Australian Business Summit Council Inc. hosted 250 business leaders, diplomats and politicians at its lavish Annual Gala Dinner.

Dora and George Hatzikiriakos’ fish and chip shop among the best on NSW South Coast

The Eurobodalla on the NSW south coast is home to some of the best fish and chip joints. "Harzikiriakos' Ocean Grill is one of them.

You May Also Like

Perth Glory striker Chris Ikonomidis sidelined for up to a year after sustaining knee injury

Chris Ikonomidis has suffered an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury shortly after coming off the bench during the second half of last Saturday’s Hyundai A-League game against Melbourne Victory.

Greece’s Alternate Interior Minister: Look forward to meeting with Greeks in Australia

Greece’s Deputy Interior Minister, Theodoros Livanios, will be in Australia from March 21 this year to meet with the Greek community.

AHEPA NSW honours OXI Day with special commemorative event

AHEPA hosts celebration of 28 Οctober 1940, and opened with the recitation of 'The Ode' by Mrs Margaret McIInroy,