Volume XI - 1957  
Archbishop Evgenios of CreteREPORTS11316 - 3181957Greek
The eulogy at the funeral of Agathaggelos Xirouchakis, Bishop of Kydonia
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Publication of the eulogy delivered by Archbishop Evgenios of Crete at the funeral of Bishop Agathaggelos Xirouchakis. The late bishop is praised for his faith; his awareness of the responsibilities involved in high office; his wisdom, honesty and simplicity; his dedication to church and country; his education; his participation in the Cretan struggles of 1896-1898; his work as archimandrite at San Giorgio dei Greci in Venice; his diligence as parish priest of Aghia Triada in Vienna; his teaching work at the University of Vienna; and his scholarly publications, mainly on Crete under Venetian rule. His contribution as Bishop of Kydonia and Apokoronas is also highlighted, as is his patriotic activity during the German-Italian occupation.

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