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GREEK PRIME MINISTER INSPECTS RESTORATION WORKS ON THE HOLY AEDICULA

December 16, 2016 Featured News

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 […]

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THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM INSPECTS RESTORATION WORKS ON THE HOLY AEDICULA

September 3, 2016 Featured News

The Jerusalem Patriarchate – August- September 2016 On the morning of Monday, the 16th/29th of August 2016, His Beatitude Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, accompanied by the Elder Secretary-General, Archbishop Aristarchos of Constantina, the Elder Sacristan, Archbishop Isidoros of Hierapolis, the Master-of-Ceremonies, Archimandrite Bartholomew, and other Hagiotaphite Fathers, walked the stairs of St James the Brother […]

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THE AKATHIST HYMN AT THE JERUSALEM PATRIARCHATE

April 20, 2016 Featured News

On the afternoon of Friday the 2nd/15th of April 2016, the Patriarchate observed the feast of the Akathist Hymn, as the nine Odes of the “I shall open my mouth” Canon was sang in the context of the Small Compline, whereas the four Stases of the Akathist Hymn were read out. This service in honour […]

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THE FEAST OF THE THREE HIERARCHS OBSERVED AT THE SCHOOL OF THE HOLY SION

February 20, 2016 Featured News

www.jp-newsgate.net On Friday, the 30th of January/12th of February 2016, the Patriarchate celebrated the school feast of the three Hierarchs at the Patriarchal Hieratical School of the Holy Sion. In memory of these three great Fathers of the Church, protectors of Education, “the three most great luminaries of the three-sun divinity” and ecumenical teachers, Vespers […]

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