The funeral service of the late Nikolaos Manginas was held today at the Şişli Greek Orthodox Cemetery in the presence of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew.
The photographer of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, Nikos Manginas, passed away on April 10.
Nikos Manginas was a close associate and personal photographer of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, whom the late photographer accompanied on every visit all over the world.
The Ecumenical Patriarch bestowed the Cross of Andrew the First-Called upon Nikos Manginas for his contribution to the Greek Diaspora.
As he was born and bred in Constantinople, he was very popular among the inhabitants of Constantinople.