Greek Community 1907

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Greek Community 1907 - ..Cards for Local Greeks. . Editor of the...
..Cards for Local Greeks. . Editor of the Record: . ' Will you kindly give us a little spaoe In your esteemed paper for some explanation explanation of an argent matter. All our local papers have reported the corner stone laying of some "Greek Catholic' -church -church in North Wllkes-Barre, Wllkes-Barre, Wllkes-Barre, where a sad accident happened, that the platform on which the offlda ting bishop, : the, clergy j and people stoop, collapsed, and many of them were, fortunately, only aligtitly hurt One of the papers staid: "That in the ceremonies and parade ' many Greeks and Greek societies, besides tbe Slavonic Slavonic and Polish societies, were parti-6tlng." parti-6tlng." parti-6tlng." -,..,,.'. -,..,,.'. 'V . We the undersigned declare in the name of the Greek' colony here in Wllkes-Barre, Wllkes-Barre, Wllkes-Barre, that there was not one Greek, and not one Greek society, because because the church which la to be erected erected is not Greek, neither by nationality nationality nor by faith, which Is evident from the fact that the officiating bishop was a Roman Catholic and the clergy, too, were of that denomination. We, and all Greeks hero in America are from Greece, or from Turkey and other eastern countries of Europe and Asia. The people who are building the so called "Greek"! church are from Austria and Hungary, and are Slavonians Slavonians and Hungarians. They can't speak in Greek, not even their priests, and as a religious body they are commonly commonly called "Unloeis;" this sect has about J.OOO.oqo to 4.00O,00O million followers followers In Europe and In Asia, and the real and proper Greek catholics have over 150,000,000. We Greeks living here In WJlkes-Barre WJlkes-Barre WJlkes-Barre have not a church by nationality but we have One of our religion, the Russian Orthodox church on North Main street, - Wllkes-Barre, Wllkes-Barre, Wllkes-Barre, Pa., May 31, 1907. Anthony Marines, . George Marlnos, James Dukas, t t Niohles Compass, -James -James Socinta,. ' John Neekas, v- v- George Anderson, Rich. BotelL , -

Clipped from The Wilkes-Barre Record01 Jun 1907, SatPage 11

The Wilkes-Barre Record (Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania)01 Jun 1907, SatPage 11
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