Archbishop Stylianos HARKIANAKIS

On 3 February 1975, Harkianakis was elected Archbishop of Australia and Exarch of Oceania. He arrived in Sydney on 15 April and was enthroned on 26 April (Saturday of Lazarus). In this role, he engaged in many dialogues between Orthodoxy and other Christian groups, most prominently as co-chairman of the theological dialogue with the Roman Catholic Church, but also as co-chairman of the dialogue with the Anglican churches.
Place of Origin: Rethymno, Crete, Greece
Occupation: Greek Orthodox Archbishop of Australia and Primate of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia [1975-2019]
Born: December 29, 1935
Died: March 25, 2019

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