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Offline biro

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New Greek Orthodox chapel in Austria
« on: June 19, 2012, 03:26:55 PM »
On the grounds of an art museum in Wanderviertel, Austria, a new Greek Orthodox chapel has opened. The inauguration was officiated by Metropolitan Arsenios of Hungary and Central Europe.

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Many members of the Greek society of Austria attended the service.  Representatives of the Macedonia Intercultural Association, such as President Harilaos Zikos and Johann Beck-Managetta of the University of Vienna, were also present at the inauguration ceremony.

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Re: New Greek Orthodox chapel in Austria
« Reply #1 on: June 20, 2012, 09:17:33 AM »

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Many members of the Greek society of Austria attended the service.  .

This is good news.  With the economic situation being what it is in Greece more and more Greeks are leaving Greece to seek jobs in other countries of the EU.  It is good that they will have church services for their spiritual growth awy from Greece.

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Re: New Greek Orthodox chapel in Austria
« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2012, 11:54:42 AM »
There are propably dozens of the Churches in Austria...
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Re: New Greek Orthodox chapel in Austria
« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2012, 03:13:47 PM »
There are propably dozens of the Churches in Austria...
Thanks I didn't know there dozens of Greek orthodox Churches in Austria.  While travelling in germany & France I came accross many Greeks and also heard about their churches but not in Austria.