“Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord. Your Holiness and most beloved brother in Christ, we welcome you with great joy, honor and love,” said Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew as he greeted Pope Benedict XVI with a warm and brotherly embrace.This historical event offered an opportunity for Orthodox Christianity to share its spiritual treasure with the millions who witnessed this occasion and to the thousands of journalists who covered it.
This commemorative DVD set contains the following programs:
- Doxology of Thanksgiving on the arrival of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI.
- Patriarchal Divine Liturgy and Feastday of St. Andrew the Apostle - with the signing of the Common Declaration.
- Pre-Arrival Press Conference and Tribute Banquet in honor of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew - hosted by the greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and the Order of St. Andrew.