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Melbourne's Archbishop Denis Hart installed

The eighth Archbishop of Melbourne, Denis Hart, was last night installed before a St Patrick's Cathedral congregation of laity, heads of Churches and Government, archbishops, bishops and priests.

The solemn ceremony was preceded by a procession of archbishops, bishops and priests, with the choir will move up the long nave singing the triumphant Ecce Sacerdos Magnus (Behold a great priest) by Bruckner.

Archbishop Hart entered the cathedral at the West Door and proceed to the foot of the sanctuary where he will be greeted by the Dean of the Cathedral, Very Rev Gerard Dowling.

The two immediate predecessor Archbishops of Melbourne, Archbishop George Pell and Archbishop Frank Little led the Archbishop to the chair.

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