Archbishop Makarios of Australia launches new book in Constantinople

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Archbishop Makarios of Australia was in Constantinople this week for the launch of his new book The Ecumenical Patriarchate – The Preeminent and Suffering Church.

The presentation, which took place at the Sismanoglio Megaro in Constantinople, saw many in attendance including Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew.

The Ecumenical Patriarch, who celebrating his 50th anniversary as Bishop, expressed his Patriarchal satisfaction towards Archbishop Makarios for his book.

On the day, Archbishop Makarios, the former Vice President of the Greek Government, Evangelos Venizelos, Professor Theodoros Yagou of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and the Secretary General of the Interparliamentary Assembly of Orthodoxy, Maximos Charakopoulos spoke in depth about the book.

The Ecumenical Patriarch also spoke and expressed his Patriarchal satisfaction towards Archbishop Makarios for his book.

The event concluded with sacred songs performed by the choir of the Pera Association of Musicophiles.

The Ecumenical Patriarch, who celebrated his 50th anniversary as Bishop, expressed his Patriarchal satisfaction towards Archbishop Makarios for his book. Photo Vema.

Archbishop Makarios’ visit to Constantinople comes amid other overseas trips last year. They included a visit to Athens to participate in roundtable discussions about the current war in Ukraine, as well as Constantinople in early April after attending a Lenten Vespers liturgy at the Holy Church of the Holy Trinity in Stavrodromi.

In 2022, the Archbishop also travelled a number of times to Greece to hold meetings with Greece’s Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, and Greece’s Foreign Minister, Nikos Dendias.

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