PASCHAL VISITS OF NON-ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN DENOMINATIONS AT THE PATRIARCHATE
On Tuesday of the Bright Week, March 28/April 2018, the non-Orthodox Christian Denominations visited the Patriarchate on the occasion of the Orthodox Feast of Easter, according to the Status Quo of worship, which enables the peaceful co-existence in the Holy Land.
This visits took place according to the following order:
- The Fraternity of the Franciscans – Custody of the Holy Land. After the address of the Custos Fr. Francesco Patton, His Beatitude addressed him in return as per the link below:
- All other Denominations together; the Latin Patriarch in Jerusalem , Reverend Pierre Battista Pizzabala, the Copts, the Syrians, the Ethiopians, the Lutherans and other minor Denominations.
His Beatitude addressed in return the representatives of the Denominations as per the link below:
As the clergy from the Armenian Patriarchate did not participate in this visit, His Beatitude sent His addresses electronically to the Armenian Community as seen in the links below;
After these visits, on behalf of His Beatitude, the Most Reverend Archbishop Aristarchos of Constantina visited the also celebrating the Feast of Easter Churches of the Syrians, the Copts and the Ethiopians.