SUNDAY OF THOMAS AT THE PATRIARCHATE (PARRHESIA AT THE HOLY SEPULCHER)

On the 6th/19th of April 2015, the first Sunday after Easter (Antipascha) or Sunday of St Thomas, the Patriarchate celebrated the appearance of the Resurrected Lord to His disciples in the Cenacle, eight days after His Resurrection, when Thomas believed and said “My Lord and God” (John 20, 26-31). On the eve of the feast On the ...

POLICE EVACUATES PILGRIMS FROM HOLY SEPULCHER AEDICULA

February 2015 ISRAELI POLICE EVACUATES PILGRIMS FROM HOLY SEPULCHER AEDICULA On the morning of Tuesday, the 4th/17th of February 2015, the Israeli Police of Jerusalem evacuated ministers and pilgrims from the Aedicula of the Holy Sepulcher, without any forewarning, claiming that they were in danger because of the instability of the structure, on the façade of which ...