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Orthodox Patriarch of Constantinople invites Vatican cardinal to join in Divine Liturgy

June 06, 2016

Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, the prefect of the Vatican Congregation for the Eastern Churches, has been invited to join Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople in the celebration of the Divine Liturgy on June 11, the name-day of the Ecumenical Patriarch. 

Cardinal Sandri will visit the headquarters of the Ecumenical Patriarchate in Phanar during a trip to Turkey this coming weekend for the episcopal ordination of Msgr. Ruben Tierrablanca Gonzalez, the newly appointed vicar apostolic for the Byzantine-rite Catholics of Istanbul. 


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  • Posted by: AimezLoyaute - Jun. 09, 2016 1:28 PM ET USA