Metropolitan Demetrios of France presided over the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of St. Stephen in Paris on Sunday, March 27, 2022.
In the end, a Doxology was performed on the National Day of 25 March in the presence of the Ambassador of Greece, Aglaia Balta, who gave the solemn speech, the Ambassador of Cyprus, George Siakalis, the Permanent Representative of Greece to Unesco, Maria Diamantopoulou, the Permanent Representative of Greece to the OECD, George Prevelakis, and the Military Attachés of Greece to Paris.
Present were the Presidents of the Greek and Cypriot Community of Paris and Surroundings, Seta Theodoridou and Evagoras Mavrommatis, representatives of the Greek Scouts in France, students as well as many believers.
After the Doxology, the Metropolitan went to the monument of the unknown soldier in the Arc de Triomphe, where he attended the laying of wreaths by the Greek authorities.
He then participated in the celebrations of the Greek Community of Paris.