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N. 66 (1988/I)

 

CONTENTS

The Visit of the Ecumenical Patriarch Dimitrios I to Rome

December 3-7, 1987

 

Preface

Introduction: The visit in historical perspective, by Eleuterio F. Fortino

Prelude to the visit

“Angelus”, November 29, 1987
Visit of Vatican Delegation to the Ecumenical Patriarchate for the feast of St Andrew, November 30, 1987

Arrival and official welcome in Rome

Statement of Patriarch Dimitrios I upon arrival at airport

Official Reception by Pope John Paul II

The Pope’s Discourse
The Patriarch’s response

Official Welcome by the Roman Curia

Cardinal Willebrands’ Address
The Patriarch’s Address

Various Meetings in Rome

Visit to St Paul’s Basilica
Visit to the Basilica of St John Lateran and the Pontifical University
Meeting with the Orthodox Community of Rome
Meeting with the youth of Rome

Liturgical Events

First Vespers of the Second Sunday of Advent
Mass of the Second Sunday of Advent

The “Angelus”

The Pope’s Address
The Patriarch’s Address

The Common Declaration of Pope John Paul II and Ecumenical Patriarch Dimitrios I

Recalling the significance of the visit

Appendices

Appendix I: Primi vespri della seconda Domenica di Avvento presieduti dal Santo Padre con la partecipazione del Patriarca Ecumenico (Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, 6 dicembre 1987)

Appendix II: Santa Messa della seconda Domenica di Avvento presieduta dal Santo Padre con la partecipazione del Patriarca Ecumenico (Basilica Vaticana, 6 dicembre 1987)

 

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