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REFURBISHMENT OF THE HOLY SHRINE OF SAINTS JOACHIM AND ANNA

07/11/2017
In September 2017, the refurbishment of the Holy Monastery of Saints Joachim and Anna took place. The monastery is near St. Stephen’s gate. The Hegoumen of the Holy Monastery Archimandrite Meletios from Jerusalem undertook and funded this project with an additional help from noble pilgrims’ donations. More
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THE CONCRETING OF THE DOME OF THE HOLY CATHEDRAL IN DOHA

01/11/2017
On Wednesday 1st November 2017, the dome of the elevated Holy Cathedral in Doha was concreted. The Holy Cathedral of St. Isaac and St. George has the architectural form of a cross-in-square Basilica with a dome, covering a total area of 634 m². The height of the dome is 17.50m., and it can accommodate 800 people.  By the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ the construction work is proceeding well,...
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PROJECT BY MR. THEODOSIOS MITROPOULOS, ARCHITECT OF THE CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION, ON THE HISTORY & OPERATION OF THE H. MONASTIC CHURCH OF SAINTS CONSTANTINE & HELEN OVER THE CENTURIES

06/09/2017
  Today, Wednesday 6 th September 2017, the Jerusalem Patriarchate Website publishes the remarkable project by Dr. Theodosios Mitropoulos, Architect of the All-holy Church of the Resurrection, which refers to the foundation, operation and renovation of the Central Monastic Church of the Hagiotaphite Brotherhood, in honour of the God-crowned King and Queen and equal to the Apostles Constantine...
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FOURTH PROGRESS REPORT ON HOLY AEDICULA RESTORATION PROJECT

16/12/2016
Before noon on Friday the 3rd/16th of December 2016, Professor Antonia Moropoulou of the National Technical University of Athens presented an update on the restoration works carried out on the Holy Aedicula to the Steering Committee and the Project Owner Committee, namely the Leaders of the three Communities, Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem, Custos Francesco Patton and the Armenian Archbishop Sevan...
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GREEK PRIME MINISTER INSPECTS RESTORATION WORKS ON THE HOLY AEDICULA

08/12/2016
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 the Interdisciplinary Team of the National Technical University of Athens. The Prime Minister arrived at David’s Gate,...
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CONSECRATION OF ST GEORGE CHURCH IN PEKI’IN, NORTHERN ISRAEL

26/11/2016
On Saturday, the 13th/26th of November 2016, H.B. Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, performed the consecration ceremony for St George the Great Martyr Church of the Rum Orthodox Arabic-speaking Community in the town of Peki’in, Northern Israel, that falls under the Bishopric of Acre. Built over recent years, the Church was decorated on the economic and moral subvention of the Patriarchate so as...
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PASTORAL VISIT OF HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM IN MAFRAQ, JORDAN

13/11/2016
On Saturday, the 30th of October/12th of November 2016, H.B. Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, crossed the bridge of the River Jordan to arrive at the Patriarchate’s Bishopric in Amman, from where He left for the city of Mafraq, Northern Jordan. The Patriarch was accompanied by the Elder Secretary-General, Archbishop Aristarchos of Constantina, Metropolitan Joachim of Zambia, Archimandrite Hieronymos,...
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THE REMOVAL OF THE HOLY SEPULCHRE’S SLAB

26/10/2016
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...
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PRESENTATION OF RESTORATION PROJECT ON THE HOLY AEDICULA AT YAD IZHAK BEN ZVI INSTITUTE

At noon on Wednesday, the 13th/26th of October 2016, Ms Antonia Moropoulou, Professor at the National Technical University of Athens, presented the successful ongoing project of conservation and restoration of the Aedicula of the Holy Sepulchre along its various phases, aspects and perspectives, in the presence of His Beatitude Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, and Archbishop Aristarchos of Constantina,...
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BLESSING OF THE WATER RITES AT THE PATRIARCHATE’S ARABIC SCHOOLS

22/10/2016
On the occasion of the beginning of the new school year for 2016-2017, blessing of the water rites were performed between the 3rd/16th of October to the 9th/22nd of October 2016 at the Patriarchate’s Arabic Schools, namely: St Demetrios in Jerusalem, The Shepherds in Beit Sahour, St George in Ramallah and Taybeh in the town of Taybeh, adjacent to Ramallah. More
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