On 20-25 October, 2022, His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew visited Great Britain to celebrate the Centenial of the Holy Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain. The visit included the celebration of the Divine Liturgy at the Patriarchal Stavropegic Monastery of John the Baptist in Essex on 22 October and the Patriarchal and Hierarchical Concelebration of the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of the Divine Wisdom on 23 October, as well as his presence at the Even Song at St James on 23 October, and a breakfast with the London Christian leaders on 24 October.
On 25 October, His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew met with His Majesty King Charles III at Buckingham Palace. During their half hour private meeting, His All-Holiness expressed once again his condolences for the death of the King’s Mother, Queen Elizabeth II, as well as his prayers and best wishes on behalf of the Mother Church for a successful and fruitful reign. The Patriarch also mentioned the centenary anniversary celebrations of the Holy Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain, as well as other topics of mutual interest.