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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. Pastor of the Carlton Methodist Church, the Reverend Norman Lowe, chats with parishioners at his "Coffee House" held after the Sunday service. The "Coffee House" has become a recognised meeting place for migrants

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A12111, 1/1965/9/12
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