Sonntag, 7. Oktober 2012

Sydneys Juden erweisen armenischen Erzbischof letzte Ehre

Erzbischof Aghan Baliozian, Primas der Armenischen Kirche in Australien und Neuseeland, verstarb am 22.September 2012 an einem Herzinfarkt. An seinem letzten Geleit am 04.Oktober 2012 nahmen etliche Gemeindevertreter, Honoratioren und Würdenträger Australiens, Neuseelands, Armeniens und der Diaspora teil. 

Der Vizevorsitzende des Verbandes der jüdischen Gemeinden New South Wales/Australien,Vic Alhadeff, erwies Erzbischof Baliozian die letzte Ehre:
"I can do no better than borrow from my colleague, Jeremy Jones AM, who as president of the Executive Council of Australian Jewry worked closely with Archbishop Baliozian: “He was a fine person, with great intelligence, a quick wit and a willingness to take risks to further ideals of peace, justice and an ethical society,” he said. “Those of us fortunate enough to have been his guests, particularly at his colourful, dignified and warm services, knew him as a leader, a caring person and an outstanding contributor to Australian society. His Jewish friends miss him dearly.”
Jewish tribute for Armenian religious leader
http://www.jwire.com.au/news/28783/28783

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