On Tuesday evening 8th/21st March 2017, the President of the Democratic Party Mrs. Fofi Gennimata visited the Patriarchate as part of her trip to Jerusalem in order to participate at the ceremony of the completion of the restoration project of the Sacred Edicule of the Holy Sepulchre, on Wednesday 9th/22nd March 2017, escorted by her husband and associates, and the Professor of the N.T.U.A. Mrs....
On Friday evening, 25th February/10th March 2017, the actor Mr. Richard Gere visited the Patriarchate escorted by two people known to him and the Patriarchate, Mr. Jamal Narsi and Mr. Zahi Houri.
Mr. Richard Gere was received by H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos with Hagiotaphite Fathers, the Patriarchal Commissioner Most Reverend Metropolitan Isychios of Kapitolias, the Most...
On Ash Tuesday evening, 15th/28th February 2017, a three-member Delegation of Ministers visited the Patriarchate. They were, Mr. Christos Karagiannidis (Head of the Greek Delegation in the Parliamentary Assembly of NATO), Mr. Marios Salmas and Mr. Andreas Loverdos, who have been participating in the common meeting of the special Team for the Mediterranean & Middle East, together with the Committee...
On Ash Tuesday evening, 15 th/28th February 2017, the Minister of Foreign affairs of Moldavia Mr. Andrei Galbur, visited the Patriarchate, escorted by the present Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign affairs and ex Consul of Moldavia in Israel Mr. Anatoli Vangeli, by another associate of his and the present Consul of Moldavia in Israel.
His Excellency the Minister and his escort were warmly...
On Friday evening, 11th/24th February 2017, a fifteen-member team of the Christian humanitarian United Church of Christ Organization visited the Patriarchate, headed by the Executive in Middle East and Europe, Mr. Peter Makari.
This Christian humanitarian team, which actively supports the Syrian refuges in Jordan and other countries, among which is Greece, was warmly received by H.H.B. our Father and...
On Thursday, 10th/ 23rd February 2017, His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos honoured with the distinguished honour of the Cross bearer of the Holy Sepulchre the President of the Middle East Hilton Hotels, Mr. Rudi S.K. Iagersbacher, in recognition of his piety and support to the Patriarchate. More
On Tuesday evening, 8th/21st February 2017, the ceremony on the refurbishment of the Anglican Church of the Saviour took place in Acre.
This Church has its origin in the 19th century, since the establishment of the Anglican Church in the Holy Land, and it serves the needs of the English Community in Acre and the surrounding area. More
On Thursday afternoon, 3rd/16th February 2017, on the day of the feast of St. Simeon the Reveiver, after the Festal Divine Liturgy at the Holy Monastery of St. Simeon in Kata Monas, the ambassador Mr. Petros Mavroedis, Manager of the Political Affairs Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Greece, visited the Patriarchate, escorted by the Ambassador Constantine Kakiousis, the Consul of the...
On Sunday evening 30th January / 12th February 2017, H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos cut the New Year Cake at the Greek Community club inJerusalem, at the Hall that was built by the memorable Sacristan of the Holy Sepulchre Euthymios, and has been the centre of the Greek community both at hard and good times, with Jerusalem divided and central place as Holy Land of experiencing...
On 27th and 28th January / 9th and 10th February 2017, H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos sent his address to the two-day conference of ICCI & MUSALAHA, that is, the International Christian Committee in Israel, which was organized at the Legacy hotel in Nazareth. His address is as follows:
CONFERENCE “Addressing the Challenges of Christians in Israel”