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Tjiholde Church,
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12/09/2007 13:00

Today, at the site where the first Christian church in the western hemisphere was constructed, a service was led by the His All Holiness, Bishop HE Sophie Petersen and Cardinal Theodore McCarrick. Together, they represented the Orthodox, the Lutheran and the Roman-Catholic churches.

Members and Invitees of the Gardar Foundation:
Mr Finn Lynge
Mrs Tina Jensen
Bishop Andrew Atagotaaluk, ‘Bishop of the Arctic’
Bishop Finn Wagle, ‘Bishop of Norway’
Bishop Jan Lindhardt, ‘Bishop of Denmark’
Bishop Karl Sigurbjörnsson of Reykjavik, ‘Bishop of Iceland’
Cardinal George of Chicago
Archbishop Roger Schwietz of Anchorage, Alaska

The service was held next to Tjohilde's wooden church, on the ancient site where the first baptism in Greenland took place over 1000 years ago.





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