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Jun 25, 1997

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PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release:

June 25, 1997

His Eminence Archbishop Spyridon traveled to Johnstown, PA today to celebrate Vespers at Christ the Savior Cathedral of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Greek Catholic Diocese of the USA, which is under the spiritual jurisdiction of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. Archbishop Spyridon is the Exarch of the Ecumenical Throne in America.

Following the 7 p.m. service, attended by nearly 100 priests and other ecclesiastical and civic dignitaries, the Archbishop will break ground for a new Diocese Chancery building.

Bishop Nicholas of Amissos, head of the Diocese, afterward will host a dinner for Archbishop Spyridon.

On Friday, His Eminence will make a pastoral visit to St. Mary's Greek Orthodox Church in Johnstown.

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