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An Orthodox Church for Australian Aborigenes

As the fifteenth anniversary of the glorification of St John of Shanghai was commemorated on 4 July, in Australia a new church dedicated to the saint was consecrated. Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Church Outside Russia, consecrated the church for Australian aborigenes. Fr Seraphim, the only Aborigene Orthodox priest in Australia, began his mission to his kinfolk in March 2008. Fr Seraphim came to the Orthodox Faith through reading the life of St John.