Irenaios’ ouster confirmed

Kaathimerini The world’s Orthodox Church leaders yesterday upheld the overthrow, by his own bishops, of scandal-mired Jerusalem Patriarch Irenaios, one day after the senior churchman defied a final appeal to voluntarily step down. “We had to make a very sad decision concerning the Jerusalem Patriarchate,” Ecumenical Patriarch Vartholomaios, who convened the rare meeting of senior … Read more…