Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew's schedules 5-day visit to Athens

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew's scheduled visit to Athens on November 20-25 will be carried out as planned.

His planned visit to Thessaloniki and Mt. Athos was postponed though due to the worsening COVID-19 situation, the Patriarchate announced on Saturday.

In Athens, Bartholomew will attend several honorary events that will be held to honour the 30th anniversary of his ascension to the Patriarchal Throne.

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