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:
This afternoon at Buckingham Palace, His All Holiness Bartholomew I, the Ecumenical Patriarch was received by The King. pic.twitter.com/KJf4GVFzJP
— The Royal Family (@RoyalFamily) October 25, 2022
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.