Many of you will have heard or read in the news, but for information; Greek Orthodox Patriarch Petros VII of Alexandria was killed in a crash along with 16 other people (clergy and laymen from the patriarchate) on board a helicopter headed towards the monasteries on Mount Athos on Saturday.
Petros Papapetrou, priest: born Sichari, Cyprus 3 September 1949: ordained priest 1978; Bishop of Babylon 1983-90; Metropolitan of Accra 1990-91; Exarch of Irinoupolis 1991-94; Metropolitan of Cameroon and West Africa 1994-97; Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa 1997-2004; died 11 September 2004. Obituary, Patriarch Petros VII
, with some information about the patriarchate of Alexandria.
Let us pray for the patriarch and for his church in the election of his successor.