In Belgrade His Beatitude Archbishop Anastasios (Yanulatos) of Tirana and All Albania arrived yesterday afternoon in Belgrade with his delegation.
The Primate of the Albanian Autocephalous Orthodox Church is participating in the celebrations on the occasion of the commemoration of the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan in Belgrade and Nis, as well as in the consecration of the church of the Resurrection of Christ in Podgorica.
At the Nikola Tesla airport His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej and Bishop Jovan of Sumadija, Bishop Irinej of Australia and New Zealand and Atanasije of Bihac-Petrovac welcomed Archbishop Anastasios.
Archbishops Chrysostomos of Cyprus and Ieronymos II of Athens come to celebrate the jubilee of the Edict of Milan5. October 2013 - 10:26
Their Beatitudes Archbishop Chrysostomos of New Justiniana and All Cyprus and Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece with the plane arrived in Belgrade yesterday at 15.20, on the occasion of the celebration of the anniversary of the Edict of Milan.
His Beatitude Archbishop of Cyprus is accompanied by Bishop Nectarios of Arsinoe and archdeacon Cyprianos, while His Beatitude Archbishop of Athens is accompanied by Metropolitan Chrysostomos of Messinia, archimandrite Ieronymos, archdeacon Epyphanos, as well as Mr. Trandafilos Georgusis and Professor Christos Bonis.
Right Reverend Bishop Michael Scott-Joynt, as a personal envoy of Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, arrived in our capital on the occasion of the celebration of the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan.
Program of the Closing celebration of the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan, 4-9 October 2013, Belgrade, Nis, Podgorica4. October 2013 - 14:32
His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew arrived today, on 4 October 2013, on the occasion of the Central celebration of the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan.
Ecumenical Patriarch was welcomed at the runway of the Belgrade´s airport Nikola Tesla by His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch; Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Ivan Mrkic and Ambassador of Greece to Belgrade Mr. Konstantinos Ikonomidis.
In our country His All-Holiness came with his delegation consisting of Archimanrite Bartholomew Samaras, Chief Secretary of the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate and Mr. Symeon Frandzelas. His Eminence Metropolitan John of Pergam will arrive in Belgrade in the afternoon, while His Eminence Metropolitan Emanuel of France arrived in Belgrade yesterday.
We invite representatives of media to attend the press conference on the occasion of the forthcoming Central celebration of the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan at the Metropol Palace Hotel (69 Kralja Aleksandra Blvd.) tomorrow, on 4 October 2013 at 9 a.m.
His Grace Bishop Irinej of Backa and His Grace Bishop Porfirije of Jegar will speak at the conference.