His Eminence Metropolitan Demetrius Concludes His Trip

His Eminence Metropolitan Demetrius left the monastery of the Life-giving Spring in Krioneri, Attika, and concludes his trip to Greece by visiting the monastery of St Cyprian and Justina. His Eminence will be returning to the Holy Ascension Monastery, his residence, this coming Wednesday.

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