As already indicated (cf. The communiqués from the Diocesan Office of 16th October and 9th November) following the summons taken out against him by five members of the Parish Council of the Cathedral of St Alexander Nevsky, Archbishop Gabriel, in conformity with the statutes of the Archdiocese, turned to the Disciplinary Commission (the ecclesiastical tribunal or official body).
On the occasion of the official visit by His Holiness Ecumencal Partriarch Bartholomew I to France from December 10th to 12th 2012, he was received, among others, by the President of the Republic, M. François Hollande, the Prime Minister, M. Jean-Marc Ayrault, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, M. Laurent Fabius, and the Minister of the Interior, M. Manuel Valls.
The latest issue of “Feuillets de l’exarchat” in English has been published, clicк here. Contains an account of the diocesan pilgrimage to the Holy Landwhich took place took place this year from the 28th of October to 7th November, with the blessing of His Eminence Gabriel.