In category : Speeches — @ 21:00

16 April 2015-10 am

 

Your Excellency Mr. Ambassador, Mr. Schneider,

Members of the Diplomatic Corps, Rabbi Negrin,

Mr. Constantinis,

Mr. Batis,

Leaders of the B’nai B’rith Organization,

Esteemed Guests from Greece,

Ladies and Gentlemen,

 

We are honoured to address this distinguished gathering on this important and moving occasion, We remember today Rabbi Moshe Pesaeh of Volos, as well as other extraordinary citizens of Voles, Jew and Christian alike, ‘who helped to ensure the survival of most of the Jewish community there during the gruesome Second World War, When so many Jewish communities in Europe were wiped from the face of the earth, the Jews of Volos were able to endure. (More…)



In category : Speeches — @ 12:00

15 April 2015

 

Your Beatitude, Patriarch Nourhan,

Your Eminences,

Your Graces,

Reverend Fathers,

Beloved Members of our Respective Brotherhoods,

 

Christ is risen!

 

We are pleased to be able to greet you today in this Bright Week, as we celebrate the joy of the Easter Feast. We bring greetings to you, Your Beatitude, to the Brotherhood, and to all the people of your community in Jerusalem and the Holy Land, and we assure you of our prayers for you in your arch pastoral ministry. (More…)



In category : Website Announcements — @ 17:00

We would like to inform our followers that the technical upgrade of the Patriarchate’s Internet Radio has been successfully completed. As of now, broadcasting is available via all browsers and all types of smart phones. (More…)



In category : Speeches — @ 14:00

14 April 2015

 

Your Beatitude, Patriarch Nourhan,

Your Eminences,

Your Graces.

Reverend Fathers,

Beloved members of our Respective Brotherhoods,

 

We greet you in this joyous season of Easter, and we thank you for your festal greetings. As we celebrate this Feast of Feasts, we give thanks to Almighty God for deepening relationship of co-operation that is emerging between our two Brotherhoods, as we seek to be faithful in our mission as guardians and servants of the Holy Places.

Our region is facing a crisis of unprecedented proportions and the Christian presence in the Holy Land and in the Middle East, where we have lived and flourished since the earliest days of the Church, is under new and terrible threat. Persecution is on the rise, and ancient, established communities are disappearing or being systematically eradicated.

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In category : Current News,Speeches,Various Speeches — @ 14:00

On the morning of Easter Tuesday, the 1st/14th of April 2015, the President of Israel, Mr Reuven Rivlin, visited the Patriarchate.

His Excellency the President was welcomed at the Hall of the Throne by His Beatitude Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, in the presence of Hagiotaphite Fathers and the Leaders of Christian Churches in Jerusalem, as Archimandrite Aristovoulos with his assistants sang “Let’s rejoice on this Day of the Resurrection”. (More…)



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