Eternal Memory, venerable hierarch Apostolos!
The former Metropolitan of Rhodes, Apostolos was led to his final resting place at the Municipal Cemetery of the Holy Archangels (Taxiarchon) with full episcopal honours.
A strong presence at the funeral was noted from all the clergy and people of Rhodes, especially those from his birthplace Archangelos.
The Ecumenical Patriarchate was represented by the Metropolitan Ierissos, Nicodemos; the Patriarchate of Alexandria was represented by Bishop Savas of Burundi and Rwanda. Also present were the Metropolitans of Miletus Apostolos, of Peristeri, Chrysostomos, of Zakynthos, Chrysotomos, of Symi, Chrysostomos, of Neapoli and Stavroupoli, Barnabas, of Leros – Kalymnos – Astypalea, Paisios, and the Patriarchal Exarch of Patmos, Antipas.
The funeral rite was led by the Archbishop of Crete, Irenaeus. The funeral eulogy was given by His Eminence, Kyrillos of Rhodes.