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Africa

MISSIONARY TOUR IN WEST AFRICA

Metropolitan George of Guinea Since the day the worst outbreak of Ebola struck West Africa, the few airlines that flew there have greatly limited the number of their flights. Others felt it right to suspend air travel to West Africa because the cabin crew refused to put themselves at risk due to the outbreak, or due to decreased demand, or ... Read More »

Teaching love in Sierra Leone

    As a teacher, Eleni Athinodorou wanted to make a difference in the lives of others. Her wish came true when she found herself working for the Orthodox mission in Sierra Leone 7 May 2015 – Neos Kosmos Newspaper NIKOS FOTAKIS “Hi, this is Eleni from Brisbane. Christos Anesti!” The cheerful, youthful voice on the phone belongs to Eleni ... Read More »

THE MAKARIOS LEGACY IN KENYA

By Metropolitan Makarios (Tillyrides) of Kenya Archbishop Makarios III of Cyprus During his lifetime, the most contradictory views have been expressed concerning the personality and conduct of Archbishop Makarios. He was a classical example of the time-serving prelate, a superb diplomat who had an exceptional flair for appropriate conduct, a staunch defender of Orthodoxy and wise leader who helped the church ... Read More »

A former Australian rock star and the head of Sierra Leone’s Red Cross have join forces to help the people of this troubled land

Monday, November 18, 2013 By Dan Wooding Founder of ASSIST Ministries   FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE (ANS) — A former Australian rock star, who once shared the stage with the Rolling Stones and the Beatles, has joined forces with the President of Sierra Leone’s Red Cross, to help the people of this West African country still recovering from a terrible civil war that lasted ... Read More »

Serving the Orthodox Mission in Madagascar

(Source: The Greek-Australian VEMA, January 2013, pg. 17/35) It is not often that we have the ease of time to sit and recollect our experiences and write down an account of our activities on paper, so that the outside world can be informed on the progress of our mission. The many difficult and regular missionary expeditions around the rugged mountainous highlands, ... Read More »

ROCKSTAR TURNED PRIEST, SHAKEN BY VIOLENCE

Dan Wooding and John Tsambazis reporting: Violence erupts at an Orthodox mission in Freetown, Sierra Leone, which is run by a former Australian rock star, and Greek Orthodox priest   A revolt broke out recently against the clergy and mission staff at Waterloo Mission in Sierra Leone, which is run by Brother Themi Adams, a former Australian rock star who once ... Read More »