Saturday, November 12, 2016

Patriarch Irenej of Serbia Visits Cyprus

On the evening of 9 November 2016,His Holiness Patriarch Irenej of Serbia arrived at Larnaka,Cyprus on a weeklong irenic visit to the Mediterranean nation.He and his entourage were greeted at the airport by His Beatitude Archbishop Chrysostomos II of New Justiniana and All Cyprus,as well as members of the Cypriot Holy Synod.
Accompanying Patriarch Irenej are His Eminence Metropolitan Dr.Porfirije of Zagreb-Llubjana;His Grace Bishop Irenej of Backa;His Grace Bishop Justin of Zica;Archpriest Yejan Jovanovic;Hierodeacon Ermolaj;and Protodeacon Igor Davidovic.*
Numerous hierarchs,clergy and faithful attended a solemn doxology service for the distinguished guests in the Church of St.John the Theologian.Afterwards,the two Primates of autocephalous Orthodox Churches held talks in the Archdiocese of Cyprus' Synodal chambers.Both Primates had participated in the Holy and Great Synod of the Orthodox Church last summer in Crete.

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