On Thursday, August 15, 2013, His All-Holiness will celebrate the great feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos at the historic monastery of Panaghia Soumela in Trabzon. This is the fourth consecutive year that His All-Holiness is leading an annual pilgrimage to the monastery since its closure nine decades ago. Greek channel 4E will broadcast the Divine Liturgy on Thursday.
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Saturday, July 19, 2014
It is with great pain and sorrow that we have learned of the tragic crash of the Malaysian airliner in Ukraine, and the tragic loss of so many lives, citizens mostly from your country, men and women, young and old. On behalf of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, we wish to convey our deepest condolences to Your Majesty and through You, to the leaders and people of the Netherlands, most especially to the families of the victims. Read more...
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