His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew officiated at the first Supplicatory Canon to the Most Holy Theotokos which took place in the afternoon on Tuesday, 1 August 2023.
On the morning of the same day, the feast of Saint Solomone, whose holy relics are kept in the Venerable Patriarchal Church, His All-Holiness was present in prayer during the Divine Liturgy, which was celebrated by His Eminence Metropolitan Theoliptos of Iconium.
Present also for the feast day liturgy were Their Eminences Metropolitan Stephanos of Kallioupolis and Madytos, Metropolitan Athenagoras of Kydonia, His Grace Bishop Paisios of Xanthoupolis and many faithful from Constantinople and overseas. On the Eve of the Feast Day, His Eminence Metropolitan Theoliptos of Iconium officiated at the Great Vespers.
Photographs: Nikos Papachristou / Ecumenical Patriarchate