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The Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I, Archbishop of Athens Hieronymus and the Metropolitan of Kiev Epiphanius will meet on the island of Thassos

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At the beginning of September, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, Archbishop Hieronymus of Athens and Metropolitan Epiphanius (Dumenko) of Kyiv, head of the Autocephalous Orthodox Church of Ukraine, will celebrate together the feast of the Council of the Saints of Thasos.

A pilgrimage to Kavala and Thassos will take place from 3 to 6 September 2022 on the occasion of the first official celebration of the Assembly of the Saints of Thassos and will include church and cultural events.

The local Metropolitan of Philippi, Naples and Thassos Stefan has sent an invitation to participate to the three superiors through St. Synod of the Greek Church in February of this year. The Ecumenical Patriarch and the Archbishop of Athens have accepted the invitation, and it is expected that the Kiev Metropolitan Epiphanius will do the same.

The President of Greece, Katerina Sakellaropoulou, has been invited to honor the celebrations on the island with her presence.

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