Elder Metropolitan Emmanuel of Chalcedon preceded of the Divine Liturgy at the Holy Monastery of Pantokratoros this morning, at his second day of his visit to Mount Athos.
Also, Metropolitan Emmanuel ordained Father Nikodimos a presvyter.
Abbot of the Monastery, Elder Alexios and the Abbot Elder Gabriel concelebrated the Divine Liturgy with Metropolitan Emmanuel.
Also present was the Deputy Αdministrator of Mount Athos, Aristos Kasmiroglou the Archon of the Ecumenical Throne Anestis Armopoulos, the penologist Sakis Kechagioglou, the lawyer Elias Giannopoulos, the representative of the port authority of Mount Athos Nikolaos Moulikas, and many monks.
Elder Metropolitan Emmanuel of Chalcedon this afternoon will go to the Skete of the Prophet Elijah and will precede the Vigil.
Metropolitan conveyed the wishes and love of the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and his joy for being in Mount Athos.
Photos: Kostas Tzivanidis