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Thursday, 29 May 2014

Pan-Orthodox Unity: Visit of Coptic Orthodox Bishops to the Mount Athos Orthodox Monastic Republic


Kisha D Dorad ( OCP Delegate of Serbia, Balkans and East European Region),  OCP News Service – 28/5/14


Athens: With the blessings of Pope Tawadros II a high level delegation of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria and All Africa made a historic visit to the holy monastic republic of Mount Athos on 25th of May 2014. Archimandrite Ephrem President of the Vatopedi monastery “burning Bush” in northern Greece and Mount Athos received the delagation of the Coptic Orthodox Bishops.

The Coptic delegation was led by Bishop Anba Paulose of Athens and all Greece and included Bishop Julius of Ancient Egypt, Bishop Anba of the Eastern headquarters, Bishop Makary of South Shubra and other prelates.

Detailed discussions on Coptic Monasticism and Eastern orthodox monastic traditions took place. Also the current situation of the life of Coptic Christians in Egypt were also discussed. Special greetings to Pope Tawadros was send by the Abbots in Mount Athos.

The Delegation also met with Archbishop Ieronymos II of Athens and All Greece who is the primate of the Church of Greece. The Coptic delegation communicated greetings of love from Pope Tawadros to the Church of Greece and in return special message of greetings was conveyed by Archbishop Ieronymos to Pope Tawadros II.

Source:
OCP News Service


Follow the link to see the photographs the visit and its significance:
An historic visit of Coptic bishops to Mount Athos
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