Elder Metropolitan of Chalcedon met Metropolitan of Kyiv in Constantinople | PHOTOS

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By Kostas Onisenko

At the beginning of his visit, on his way to Imbros, at the invitation of Metropolitan Chalcedon Emmanuel, Metropolitan Epifaniy of Kyiv and those who accompanied him from Ukraine visited the Metropolitan’s official residence in Kadikoy, Constantinople.

Elder Metropolitan Emmanuel referred to the history and current issues related to the Metropolis and thanked the Metropolitan for the visit. He welcomed the Metropolitan of Kyiv saying: “We warmly welcome you, the Primate of the Autocephalous Orthodox Church of Ukraine, here and look forward to our visit to Ukraine.”

On his part, the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Ukraine said: “It is a great spiritual pleasure for us to visit the site of the Fourth Ecumenical Synod, as well as the Metropolis, where prominent hierarchs of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, such as Metropolitan Meliton and the current Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, recently worked. We wish you God’s help in the service of the Church in this Metropolis here.”

Source: orthodoxtimes.com

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