Right Reverend Bishop Michael Scott-Joynt, as a personal envoy of Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, arrived in our capital on the occasion of the celebration of the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan.
His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew arrived today, on 4 October 2013, on the occasion of the Central celebration of the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan.
Ecumenical Patriarch was welcomed at the runway of the Belgrade´s airport Nikola Tesla by His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch; Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia Mr. Ivan Mrkic and Ambassador of Greece to Belgrade Mr. Konstantinos Ikonomidis.
In our country His All-Holiness came with his delegation consisting of Archimanrite Bartholomew Samaras, Chief Secretary of the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate and Mr. Symeon Frandzelas. His Eminence Metropolitan John of Pergam will arrive in Belgrade in the afternoon, while His Eminence Metropolitan Emanuel of France arrived in Belgrade yesterday.
We invite representatives of media to attend the press conference on the occasion of the forthcoming Central celebration of the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Milan at the Metropol Palace Hotel (69 Kralja Aleksandra Blvd.) tomorrow, on 4 October 2013 at 9 a.m.
His Grace Bishop Irinej of Backa and His Grace Bishop Porfirije of Jegar will speak at the conference.