Archbishop Ieronymos: "Forget What Divides Us, Choose Unity in 2024

Archbishop Ieronymos: "Forget What Divides Us, Choose Unity in 2024

Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece presided over the festive Doxology for the New Year this morning at the Metropolitan Church of Athens in the presence of President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou and Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis.

The president was welcomed by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the President of the Parliament, Konstantinos Tasoulas, the newly elected Regional Governor of Attiki, Nikos Hardalias, the newly elected Mayor of Athens, Haris Doukas, and the Protosyncellus of the Holy Synod, Archimandrite Varnavas Theocharis.

In his New Year's message, the Archbishop of Athens expressed his wish for a creative and peaceful new year that guides us from pitfalls and difficulties. He stressed that the unique, the strongest, the most beautiful motto of this day and of the days to come is this: "Let us all forget, either significant or trivial issues, what divides us, and choose to live and fight for all that unites us, which is abundant."

Finally, he extended his wishes for a happy and bright New Year.

Ministers of the government, leaders and representatives of the parties, the heads of the armed forces and security forces, the president of the Supreme Civil and Criminal Court, and the president of the Court of Auditors were present.

Following the Doxology, Archbishop Ieronymos proceeded to the Presidential Palace to extend his wishes for a happy New Year to the president.

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