Constantinople Patriarch is taken to hospital

Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople was taken to hospital upon the recommendation of doctors on Wednesday morning.

According to the Constantinople Patriarchy, "he feels quite well and is going to return to his office in a few days," reports.

For almost a week, Bartholomew I has been suffering a bad cold. The meeting of the Constantinople Patriarchate Synod is adjourned for the reason of Patriarch's illness.