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Archbishop Ieronymos to visit Syria, Lebanon

Δημοσίευση 22 Ιανουαρίου 2011, 12:40 / Ανανεώθηκε 27 Ιουνίου 2013, 14:55
Archbishop Ieronymos  to visit Syria, Lebanon
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Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece will pay an official visit to the Patriarchate of Antioch on Jan. 24-31.

Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece will pay an official visit to the Patriarchate of Antioch on Jan. 24-31.

On Tuesday he will attend a litury at the Patriarchate’s Cathedral of the Dormition and afterwards he and his entourage will visit local churches and monasteries.

On Jan. 26, the Archbishop will visit Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad, the country’s Grand Mufti Ahmad Baderdeen Hassoun and the minister of education. In the afternoon of that day he will visit the Church of the Holy Cross in Damascus and afterwards he will visit the Greek embassy to attend a reception in his honor.

On Jan. 27, he will depart for Lebanon where he will be received by Metropolitan Bishop Elias of Beirut. A doxology will be held at Beirut’s Cathedral.

On Jan. 28, the Archbishop will meet with the President of Lebanon and the Maronite Patriarch. He is also scheduled to meet with Armenian Catholicos Aram I of the Great House of Cilicia.

On Jan. 29, Archbishop Ieronymos will visit the University of Balamand and receive the institution’s medal in a special ceremony.

On Jan. 30, he will co-officiate in a doxology at the Patriarchate of Antioch Cathedral of the Dormition.