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The Carlton Methodist Church in Melbourne is believed to be the only church in the world equipped with an instantaneous translation service similar to that in the United Nations General Assembly. The system has been installed to enable non-English speaking migrants to participate in the services. It was installed at the instigation of the churches pastor, the Reverend Norman Lowe, whose parish is one of the most cosmopolitan in Australia. Mr Waugn Savian, an American from Egypt, and his family, listen to the service in Arabic

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A12111, 1/1965/9/11
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