Election of HE Metropolitan Emmanuel of France as Elder Metropolitan of Chalcedon

The Holy Metropolis of France is announcing with great joy and deep gratitude that His Eminence Metropolitan Metropolitan Emmanuel of France elected this morning as the new Elder Metropolitan of Chalcedon.
His Eminence Metropolitan Emmanuel of Chalcedon thanks God for everything that has been offered to him so far and he expresses his gratitude to His All-Holiness the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and to the Holy and Sacred Synod for his election to this historical and prominent Metropolis of the Ecumenical Throne.