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Twentieth Anniversary of Enthronment of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

The twentieth anniversary of the election and enthronment of His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew as Ecumenical Patriarch was celebrated at the Ecumenical Patriarchate on the weekend of October 21-23, 2011.

A delegation from America led by His Eminence, Archbishop Demetrios which included members of the Eparchial Synod, Archons and the Diocesan representative of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese, Very Rev. Protopresbyter Michael Rosco, joined hundreds of clerics and faithful from around the world at the jubilee celebration.

Amongst those in attendance were the Patriarch of Serbia Irinej, the Patriarch of Georgia Ilia, and the Archbishop of Albania, Anastasios.

Posted photos show scenes from the jubilee celebration.
His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew received the American Delegation at the Ecumenical Patriarchate on October 21, 2011
Very Rev. Protopresbyter Michael Rosco receives the blessing of His All-Holiness, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew .
Archbishop Demetrios with Patriarch Irinej of Serbia and Metropolitan Iakavos of Chicago at the Ecumenical Patriarchate. Photo Courtesy of Dimitrios Panagos
National Commander of the Order of St. Andrew Dr. Anthony J. Limberakis, presents a gift to His All Holiness, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. Photo Courtesy of Dimitrios Panagos
On October 21, 2011 His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America Hosted a Dinner at The Bosposus Four Seasons Hotel in Honor of His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on the 20th Anniversary. Photo Courtesy of Dimitrios Panagos
His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew addresses the Hierarchs and faithful present at the Dinner held in his honor. Photo Courtesy of Dimitrios Panagos
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew presides over Divine Liturgy at the Patriarchal Cathedral of St. George the Trophy-bearer at the Phanar Photo Courtesy of Dimitrios Panagos
His All-Holiness in a moment of prayer. Photo Courtesy of Dimitrios Panagos
Amongst the hierarchs present were Patriarch Ilya of Georgia, Patriarch Irinej of Serbia and Archbishop Anastasios of Albania. Photo Courtesy of Dimitrios Panagos
His Eminence, Archbishop Demetrios and Hierarchs of the Ecumenical Throne.
Clergy and faithful in attendance. Photo Courtesy of Dimitrios Panagos