As every year, it was celebrated at the Orthodox metropolitan church of Brussels, the Bi-orthodox Divine Liturgy by the metropolitan of Belgium, Pays Bas and Luxembourg Mr. Panteleimon. At the Divine Liturgy participated the representatives of the patriarchates of Russia, Romania, Serbia, Georgia as well as from the autocephalous Churches of Cyprus, Greece and Ukrainian. The Church of Cyprus was represented by His Grace Bishop Porfyrios of Neapolis, Director of the Office of the Church of Cyprus to the European Institutions. They were also present the ambassadors of Cyprus in Belgium and Holland, of Greece in Belgium as well as military officers of the different organisations that are in Belgium.

Many orthodox believers attended at the Divine Liturgy during which choirs chanted in many languages such as Greek, Flemish, French, Russian and Romanian. The word of God was preached by His Grace Bishop of Sinopis Mr. Athinagoras in which he emphasised the importance of the Sunday of Orthodoxy for the Orthodox Christians. Among others he stated that "The Church is before everything and is called to play its role in a more de-christianising world. The orthodoxy is dynamic and never static. It is vivid like Christ which is the same yesterday, today, and forever."





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