Αt The Patriarchate - On Tuesday, the 25th of November/8th of December 2015, the Patriarchate celebrated the feast of St Catherine the glorious great martyr hailing from Alexandria, at the Monastery dedicated to her name at a short distance from the Patriarchate in the Christian quarter.
On Sunday 6th December 2015 His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa conducted the ordination of His Grace Athanasios Bishop of Kisumu and West Kenya, at the Holy Patriarchal Church of St Nicholas in Cairo.
On the morning of 8th December 2015, have received with great joy and emotion the news of the worthy election of Archimandrite Gerasimos Marmatakis, Abbot of the Holy Monastery of Agarathos, as the new Metropolitan of Petra and Herronisos, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa communicated with him and sent him a letter, expressing his warm congratulations.
According to a press release published on the official website of the Orthodox Church of Poland, His Holiness Bartholomew, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, will preside the ceremony of laying the foundation stone of St Sophia, the Wisdom of God Cathedral in Warsaw, on 05 December 2015.
On the Feast of St Martyr Philotheia, 07 December 2015, the Divine Liturgy was concelebrated at the Archdiocesan Cathedral in Curtea de Argeş by His Eminence Calinic, Archbishop of Argeș and Muscel, His Grace Visarion, Bishop of Tulcea, and His Grace Paisie of Lugoj, Assistant Bishop to the Archdiocese of Timişoara, surrounded by an assembly of priests and deacons, as the official website of the Archdiocese informs (eparhiaargesului.ro).