GREEK PRIME MINISTER INSPECTS RESTORATION WORKS ON THE HOLY AEDICULA

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - November - December 2016 On the morning of Thursday, the 25th of November/8th of December 2016, the Prime Minister of Greece, Mr Alexis Tsipras, whilst on a visit to Israel, demonstrated in practical terms his interest in the ongoing restoration works on the Aedicula of the Holy Sepulchre, carried out by ...

DECISIONS OF THE HOLY AND SACRED SYNOD OF THE PATRIARCHATE OF JERUSALEM

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 5/12/16 On Thursday, the 18th of November/2nd of December 2016, the Holy and Sacred Synod convened under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem. The Synod looked at various topics regarding the Patriarchate and approved the following: His Beatitude proposed that Acting Dragoman, Archimandrite Mathew, be appointed a member of the ...

MUSIC EVENT BY ST JAMES CHOIR AND BRANKO SERBIAN CHOIR

  The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 3/12/16 On the afternoon of the 14th/27th of November 2016, a music event performed by the Choir of St James the Brother of God Cathedral and “Branko” Choir of the Patriarchate of Serbia took place in the auditorium of Notre Dame Hotel, near the New Gate. The event was hosted by the ...

THE FEAST OF THE HOLY ARCHANGELS AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

The Patriarchate of Jerusalem - 26/11/16 On Monday, the 8th/21st of November 2016, the Patriarchate commemorated the Gathering of the Archangels Michael and Gabriel and all celestial powers, namely the nine Orders, Authorities, Virtues, Dominions, Thrones, Powers, Cherubim, Seraphim, Archangels and Angels. The feast pays tribute to the Archangels Michael and Gabriel and all bodiless powers for ...

THE RUSSIAN PRIME MINISTER VISITS THE CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 14/11/16 On the night of Wednesday, the 27th of October/9th of November 3026, His Excellency the Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev visited the Church of the Resurrection. Mr Medvedev was welcomed in the Court of the Church by Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem and Hagiotaphite Fathers, e.g. Metropolitan Isychios, Archbishop Aristarchos of Constantina, Archimandrite ...

THE REMOVAL OF THE HOLY SEPULCHRE’S SLAB

The Jerusalem Patriarchate - 31/10/16 On the evening of Wednesday, the 13th/26th of October 2016, His Beatitude Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, accompanied by the Patriarchal Commissioner, Metropolitan Isychios of Kapitolias, the Elder Secretary-General, Archbishop Aristarchos of Constantina, the Acting Dragoman, Archimandrite Mathew, the Master of Ceremonies, Archimandrite Bartholomew and other Hagiotaphites walked to the All-holy Church ...