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King Charles receives Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

King Charles III received Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew at the Buckingham Palace on Tuesday.

Bartholomew expressed his condolences on the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, and wished King Charles a fruitful and successful course in his new high duties.

The official account of the Buckingham Palace posted on Twitter:

The Ecumenical Patriarch was in London to attend centenary celebrations for the founding of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Thyateira & Great Britain in 1922.

Bartholomew presented Archbishop Nikitas of Thyateira & Great Britain to the British monarch, as well as Metropolitan Athenagoras of Belgium and Metropolitan Theodoritos of Laodicea.

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