On the final day of his four day visit to Paris, on the morning of Thursday, April 14, His Holiness Bartholomew, Archbishop of Constantinople and Ecumenical Patriarch paid a visit to the Institute of St Sergius Orthodox Theological Institute. Below is the welcoming speech of Archbishop Gabriel to the patriarch.
Your All Holiness,
It is for us a wonderful grace to have the opportunity to welcome you to our Institute of Theology on the occasion of your visit to Paris to present the new edition of the Ecumenical Translation of the Bible. We are truly delighted.