His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew met with His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece on 11 October 2023, at the Archdiocese of Athens.
In addition to the Ecumenical Patriarch, Primates and Representatives of foreign Churches arrived in Athens on Tuesday 10th and Wednesday 11th October 2023, in order to take part in the International Scientific Conference for the 100th anniversary of the journal “Theologia” (Theology).
His Eminence Metropolitan Georgios of Kitros participates as a member of the Organising Committee chaired by Archbishop Ieronymos.
At the end of their meeting, the Ecumenical Patriarch and the Archbishop of Athens went to the Cathedral of Athens where the festive opening of the International Scientific Conference for the 100th anniversary of the Journal “Theologia” was held, in the presence of the President of the Hellenic Republic, Primates, Delegations of Autocephalous Orthodox Churches, as well as other high-ranking guests.
The opening of the International Conference was attended by members of the Council of Ministers, Deans from universities, and military officials and generals. His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew opened the conference. Afterwards, the President of the Hellenic Republic, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, addressed the conference.
Finally, Archbishop Ieronymos thanked the attendees for their participation, and marked the end of the opening ceremony of the conference.
The Conference will continue throiugh to Thursday, October 12, at the Megaron Athens Concert Hall.
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