Patriarch Scheduled to Concelebrate (in a Limited Fashion, of Course) for Papal Pauline Year Mass

Reuters to ROCOR(H) and MP Conservatives: Welcome to Ecumenism
June 25, 2008
Metr. Kirill: Always Time for Ecumenism
June 25, 2008

Patriarch Scheduled to Concelebrate (in a Limited Fashion, of Course) for Papal Pauline Year Mass

Amazing! Now they tell you the level of concelebration in advance! We are definitely watching for the video on this one… NFTU

VATICAN CITY, JUNE 24, 2008 (Zenit.org).- The ecumenical patriarch of Constantinople, Bartholomew I, will attend the inauguration of the Pauline Jubilee Year and Mass celebrated by Benedict XVI the next day.

According to reports Monday and today from the Office of Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff, Bartholomew I will participate in Saturday’s celebration of vespers at the Basilica of St. Paul’s Outside the Walls. With this event, Benedict XVI will officially inaugurate the Pauline year.
Representatives of other Christian communities are also scheduled to attend.

On Sunday, the feast of Sts. Peter and Paul, Bartholomew I will participate in the Mass celebrated by the Pope in St. Peter’s.

The patriarch and the Holy Father will pronounce the homily; together they will recite the profession of faith and impart the blessing.

The Pope will concelebrate Mass with the new metropolitan archbishops, upon whom he will impose the pallium during the course of the ceremony.

Share/Bookmark

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *