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Metropolitan Ierotheos on the primacy of Constantinople

The Seniority of the Ecumenical Patriarchate

By His Eminence Metropolitan Hierotheos of Nafpaktos and Agiou Vlasiou

At times, as in our days, there arises the issue of the seniority of honor of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, the so-called Primacy, which is not just an honor of politeness, but it has specific canonical responsibilities.

It is known that the seniority of honor of the Ecumenical Patriarchate is safeguarded by the Ecumenical Synods.

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