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St. Titus in Heraklion Reception and Vespers

Heraklion, CRETE - June 18, 2016 - Reception of His All-Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch and of the Primates of the Holy Orthodox Churches, at the square of the historic church of Saint Titus.
St Titus Reception at Heraklion
Heraklion, CRETE - June 18, 2016 - Reception of His All-Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch and of the Primates of the Holy Orthodox Churches, at the square of the historic church of Saint Titus.

His All-Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and the Primates of the Holy Orthodox Churches were warmly welcomed, this afternoon, by a large crowd of faithful, the representatives of the Greek government and the local authorities, as they arrived at the square of Saint Titus Cathedral in Heraklion. His All-Holiness, expressed joy on behalf of himself and of the Primates of the Holy Orthodox Churches, for the enthusiastic reception by the people of the glorious island of Crete. He also added that “the Holy and Great Council that is about to begin is called upon to give solutions to internal problems of Orthodoxy and convey the message of its truth to the modern world that is in conflict. All of us church leaders fervently pray that the voice of the Council shall be the voice of the invisible God. Only then will the Council provide support to the people.”
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