It is with great pleasure that I offer my best wishes to His Eminence Archbishop Makarios as he takes up his post as Archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Church in Australia.

Archbishop Makarios is a scholar of impressive accomplishment and as a bioethicist has a passion and understanding of the Church’s role in modern times.

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I thank the Greek Orthodox Church for your commitment to cultural diversity in NSW, and I am confident that under Archbishop Makarios you will continue to champion community harmony and social cohesion in NSW.

I wish Archbishop Makarios well in his new posting.

John Sidoti

John Sidoti is the Liberal Party Member of the Legislative Assembly, Member for Drummoyne and the NSW Minister for Sport, Multiculturalism, Seniors and Veterans