Patriarchal Delegation to the Vatican

On Saturday, June 29, 2013, in accordance with the tradition of exchanging formal visitations with the Roman Catholic Church, a delegation from the Ecumenical Patriarchate attended the Patronal Feast of Saints Peter and Paul in Rome. His Eminence Metropolitan John of Pergamon, who led the delegation, conveyed the fraternal greeting of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew to Pope Francis. Also in the delegation were Bishop Athenagoras of Sinope from Belgium and Archimandrite Prodromos Xenakis from Crete.

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