+Bartholomew To Meet With SCOBA Primates

October 20, 2009

Hellenes Abroad News reports that Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew will meet with SCOBA during his visit to the United States, which kicks off today. This marks the first meeting of +Bartholomew with the SCOBA hierarchs since the announcement of the newly constituted U.S. episcopal assembly scheduled to gather for its first meeting until May 2010. One interesting quote:

On Tuesday, October 27th, he will meet with the Primates of SCOBA. Under the leadership of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, the worldwide Orthodox Church has moved significantly in the past year toward a canonical normalization of the Churches that exist in the so-called “Diaspora.” This opportunity for the Members of SCOBA to meet with the Ecumenical Patriarch comes at a fortuitous time in the process.

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