Archbishop Makarios of Australia visits France with Ecumenical Patriarch

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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.

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