Intercultural Association Macedonia Cuts Vasilopita

Nicky Mariam Onti - 25/1/13 The customary cutting of the Vasilopita (Greek New Year’s Cake) was celebrated in an event of the Intercultural Association Macedonia in Vienna. The Secretary of SAE, Olga Sarantopoulos  referred to the Association’s goal as perhaps one of the biggest challenges it deals with, and that is preserving the name of Macedonia from ...

Austrian Undersecretary For Integration Says “Orthodox Church Promotes Progress in Austria”

By Fani Toli 6/3/2012 During the Assembly of the Episcopes of the Orthodox Church at the Greek Metropolis of Austria, the Austrian Undersecretary For Integration, Sebastian Kurz, stated that the Orthodox Church promotes progress in Austria as well as multiculturalism and cultural diversity. During the Assembly of the Episcopes, Sebastian Kurz emphasized that the Orthodox Church can bring ...

Cypriot Cultural Centre of Vienna Celebrates the New Year

By Stella Tsolakidou 8/2/2012 The Cypriot Cultural Centre in Vienna celebrated the beginning of the New Year in a very grandiose event hosted at the Hall of the old Town Hall. The traditional vasilopita cutting event was attended by the newly enthroned Greek-Orthodox Metropolitan of Austria and Exarch of Hungary and Mid-Europe, Arsenios, the Chargé d’affaires of the ...

Hellenism in Vienna Honors the Late Metropolitan Michael of Austria

Fani Toli 23/1/2012 Many Greeks in Central Europe attended the requiem Liturgy being held in honor of the late Greek Orthodox Metropolitan of Austria-Exarch of Hungary and Central Europe Michael at Hagia Triada Church in the Greek historical area in Vienna. Representatives of the Ecumenical Patriarchate were also present at the requiem Liturgy, as well as representatives of ...

New Metropolitan Arsenios of Austria Enthroned

Stella Tsolakidou 7/12/2011 Bishop Arsenios was enthroned Metropolitan of Austria and Exarch of Hungary and Mid-Europe at the historical Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity in Vienna on Sunday, December 4. The newly appointed Metropolitan expressed his will and hopes to carry on the remarkable work of his predecessor Michael as well as preserving and continuing transmitting ...

Hellenism Honours the Late Metropolitan Michael of Austria

28/11/2011 Hellenism of Central Europe attended the requiem mass being held in honor of the late Greek Orthodox Metropolitan of Austria-Exarch of Hungary and Central Europe Michael at Hagia Triada Church of the Greek historical area in Vienna. Representatives of the Greek and Cypriot authorities were also present to the requiem mass as well as representatives of ...

Greek Orthodox Metropolitan of Austria Michael Passes Away

Stella Tsolakidou 19/10/2011 Metropolitan Michael of Austria and Exarch of Hungary and Mid-Europe passed away at the age of 65 after losing the fight against cancer. The Metropolitan was born in Athens on November 22, 1946 and He was elected as Assistant Bishop of the Orthodox Metropolitanate of Austria in 1985, to be elevated in 1991 to the ...

Greek Orthodox Metropolitan Michael of Austria & Exarch of Hungary & Mid-Europe Receives Highest Austrian Honor

By Anastasia Miskedaki 5/4/2011 A historical moment for Orthodoxy in Austria and a new milestone in its relations with the Austrian state is the forthcoming distinction to the Greek Orthodox Metropolitan of Austria and Exarch of Hungary and Mid-Europe, His Eminence Michael. The Metropolitan will be awarded with the Golden Commander’s Star of the Order of Merit ...

New Church for Serbs in Vienna

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch  met with the Austrian President Heinz Fischer and the Mayor of Vienna Michael Heupl. Patriarch received a promise that it a new church will be built in the part of Vienna, where live most of the Serbs. Serbian Patriarch Irinej met with the highest officials of Austra, Vienna and Roman Catholic Church ...

Armenian Pontiff Receives Foreign Minister of Austria

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin On June 25, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, received Michael Spindelegger, Foreign Minister of Austria, and his delegation, in the headquarters of the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. Welcoming the delegation to the center of Armenian Spiritual life, His Holiness noted that the Minister’s visit was ...