On Tuesday May 2/15, 2018, the Holy and Sacred Synod chaired by H.H.B. our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos decided the following;

  1. Designated Archimandrite Christophoros Archbishop of Kyriakoupolis and Patriarchal Representative in Amman of Jordan.
  2. Designated Archimandrite Aristovoulos Archbishop of Madaba and Patriarchal Representative at the Shrine of Madaba in Jordan.
  3. Appointed the Most Reverend Metropolitan Benedict of Philadelphia Hegoumen of the Shrine of the Lord’s Baptism at the East Bank of the River Jordan.
  4. Designated Geronda Secretary-General Archbishop Aristarchos of Constantina with the duties of the Patriarchal Commissioner.
  5. Appointed Archbishop Philoumenos of Pella Head of the Holy Monastery of the Sacred Cross in West Jerusalem.
  6. Appointed Archimandrite Raphael Patriarchal Representative in North Jordan based in the town Irbet.
  7. Appointed Archimandrite Polykarpos Sacristan of the Basilica and the God-receiving Cave of Bethlehem.
  8. Appointed the Most Reverend Archbishop Theophylactos of Jordan President of the Ecclesiastical Appeal Court and the Most Reverend Archbishop Aristovoulos of Madaba with Fr. Galaktion as members.
  9. Appointed Archimandrite Euphrosynos Hegoumen of the Greek Orthodox Community in Haifa.
  10. Appointed Hierodeacon Eulogios Deacon in the Metropolis of Amman.
  11. Appointed Priest Nikolaos ministering Priest at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.
  12. Appointed Archimandrite Klavdios Hegoumen of the Greek-Orthodox Community in Karak of Jordan.
  13. Appointed Archimandrite Innokentios Head of the Metochion-parish of the Greek Orthodox Community of Main in Madaba of Jordan.
  14. Appointed the Hegoumen of the Holy Monastery of the Shepherds Archimandrite Ignatios also Hegoumen of the Community of Beit Jalla.

From Secretariat-General