Enthronement of Archbishop Makarios: Photos, video footage and more

Hundreds attended the enthronement of Archbishop Makarios at the Holy Cathedral of the Annunciation of the Theotokos in Sydney on Saturday.

Church dignitaries and statesmen from Australia and Greece attended the ceremony. Among the guests were Labor party leader Anthony Albanese, Australian Foreign Minister David Coleman, NSW Premiere, Greek Deputy Foreign Minister Terens Quick and many more.

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Ένας σπουδαίος ιεράρχης, φίλος από τη γεννετειρά του Κρήτη, φιλόσοφος, ρεαλιστής, μαχητικός, ενθρονίστηκε σήμερα Αρχιεπίσκοπος Αυστραλίας. Άξιος pic.twitter.com/hTFXkOaYk5

— Terens Quick (@TerensQuick) June 29, 2019

Enjoy the photos by George Mpliokas and videos from the big day. More to come.

In the context of his visit to Australia, Quick will have meetings with representative of the Greek Diaspora. The minister will return to Athens on Sunday.

Live coverage from the Cathedral Church of the Annunciation of Our Lady Sydney, Australia: Enthronement of His Eminence Archbishop Makarios, Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church of Australia.

Posted by Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia on Friday, June 28, 2019