Karyes, 28 July 2016
Ref. No. F2/32/1760
In connection with those published recently in the press, on behalf of some self-appointed representatives of our Holy Place, it is imperative to remind that our Holy Place, regarding subjects of public interest, expresses through its official and institutionalised organs, namely the Sacred Community (Kinotis) and the Sacred Extraordinary Double Synaxis. Any other document reflects eventual personal opinions of its authors and not those of the Holy Mount or of the athonite fathers.
All the representatives and proistamenoi of the twenty Holy Monasteries of the Holy Mount, gathered in joint Synaxis.