On the afternoon of Tuesday, November 23, Bishop Bartholomew of Charioupolis attended the inaugural address of the Greek-Australian Senator Peter Poulos.
The Bishop was welcomed by the Speaker of Parliament and the Prime Minister of New South Wales, to whom he conveyed the appreciation and warm wishes of Archbishop Makarios.
In his turn, Poulos thanked the Bishop of Charioupolis for his presence and also wished him good luck in his new ministry.
Bishop Bartholomew was accompanied by Fr. Nikolaos Bozikis and Fr. Stavros Ivanos.