MEETING OF HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM WITH THE DEPUTY MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF GREECE
On Monday afternoon, September 18, 2018, His Beatitude the Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos held a meeting with the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece Mr. Bolaris at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Greece.
His Beatitude was escorted by Geronda Secretary-General Most Reverend Archbishop Aristarchos of Constantina, the Exarch of the Holy Sepulchre Archimandrite Damianos and Archdeacon Mark, while the Deputy Minister was accompanied by the Ambassador Mr. Constantinos Danasis of the Department of Churches Management, Mr. Liantis and Mr. George Psiahas.
Some of the topics on this meeting, were the encouragement of the Roman Orthodox Faithful of the Patriarchate, the renovation of the Catholicon of the All-holy Church of the Resurrection and of the Cave of the Basilica of the Nativity in Bethlehem, and the reopening of the School of the Sacred Cross.
The new Deputy Minister Mr. Markos Bolaris expressed a genuine interest for these and willingly committed himself to helping the Patriarchate by all means under his authority.
After the meeting Mr. Bolaris offered a meal in honour of His Beatitude and His escort.