Assistant bishop Teofil of Iberia officiates Te Deum before the working session of the Holy Synod

Thursday, October 25, 2018, the working session of the Holy Synod of the Romaian Orthodox Church was opened with a a Te Deum service officiated by His Grace Teofil of Iberia, Assistant bishop to the Romanian Orthodox Diocese of Spain and Portugal.

His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel and ierarchs of the Holy Sinod took part at the religious service.

The working session began at 10:00 am.

The session will be interrupted at the moment when the the icon and holy relics of Saint Callinicus of Cernica and of the Saint Demetrios the New arrive on the Patriarchate’s Hill, at 12.30 p.m.

Next, the Saints’ holy relics and icons will be enshrined at the baldachin on the Patriarchate’s Hill and will be available for veneration until Monday, October 29.

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