COMMUNIQUÉ OF THEIR BEATITUDES PATRIARCH OF ALEXANDRIA, PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM, AND ARCHBISHOP OF CYPRUS

July- August 2015

On Tuesday and Wednesday, the 15th and 16th/28th and 29th of July 2015, their Beatitudes, having come from Cyprus, met at the Patriarchate of Jerusalem. His Beatitude Patriarch of Alexandria Mr. Theodoros, His Beatitude Patriarch of Jerusalem Mr. Theophilos, and His Beatitude the Archbishop of Cyprus Mr. Chrysostomos also concelebrated a night Liturgy in the Holy Sepulcher Church of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, praying for divine intercession for peace in the Middle East.

The three heads of Churches discussed among themselves issues related to their Churches, the issue of the Archbishopric in Qatar in order to facilitate the process of the Convention of the Great Synod of Orthodoxy, and the issue of the status of Christians in the Holy Land and Middle East. They expressed their deep concern for the continuation and even closer cooperation between them, aiming for the solution to these problems, as well as the unity of the Orthodox Church and the bonds of peace.

From the Secretariat-General

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