Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew meets with King Charles III in London


Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew met with King Charles III at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday in London to attend centenary celebrations October 20-25 for the founding of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Thyateira & Great Britain in 1922,

Bartholomew presented Archbishop Nikitas of Thyateira & Great Britain to the British monarch, as well as Metropolitan Athenagoras of Belgium and Metropolitan Theodoritos of Laodicea.

Bartholomew expressed his condolences on the passing of Queen Elizabeth II and wished King Charles a fruitful and successful course in his new high duties.Greek Ambassador to the UK Ioannis Raptakis and British Ambassador to Greece Matthew Lodge also attended the meeting.

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