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Jerusalem's Patriarch visits Moscow

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  • Nina Tkachuk Dimas
    [Photos of mtg of Russian & Jerusalem Patriarchs: https://mospat.ru/ru/2013/05/23/news85842/ At mtg. +Kirill said: We honor the Jerusalem Church as the mother
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      [Photos of mtg of Russian & Jerusalem Patriarchs: https://mospat.ru/ru/2013/05/23/news85842/
      At mtg. +Kirill said: "We honor the Jerusalem Church as the mother of all Christian Churches."]

      https://mospat.ru/en/2013/05/23/news85788/

      Primate of the Orthodox Church of Jerusalem arrives in Moscow
       
      On 23 May 2013, His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos II of Jerusalem began his
      visit to the Russian Orthodox Church.

      The delegation, accompanying the Primate of the Church of Jerusalem, consists
      of Metropolitan Kyriakos of Nazareth; Archbishop Aristarchos of Konstantina,
      secretary general of the Holy and Sacred Synod of the Orthodox Church of
      Jerusalem; Archbishop Theophylactos of Jordan, Patriarchal Commissioner to
      Bethlehem; archimandrite Stephanos (Dispirakis), representative of the Patriarch
      of Jerusalem and All Palestine to the Moscow Patriarchate; archimandrite
      Galaktionos, hegumen of the monastery in Ramallah; and hierodeacon Athanasios
      (Themistokleos).

      Meeting His Beatitude and his suite at Vnukovo-3 airport were Metropolitan
      Juvenaly of Krutitsy and Kolomna; Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman
      of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations DECR);
      Metropolitan Athanasios of Kyrenaika, representative of the Orthodox Church of
      Alexandria to the Moscow Patriarchate; Archbishop Arseniy of Istra, first vicar
      of His Holiness the Patriarch; Archbishop Mark of Yegorievsk, head of the
      Administration of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Institutions Abroad; Bishop Irinarkh
      of Krasnogorsk; Bishop Feofilakt of Dmitrov; Bishop Tikhon of Podolsk, chairman
      of the Finance and Economic Administration; Bishop Savva of Voskresensk;
      archimandrite Isidor (Minayev), head of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in
      Jerusalem; archpriest Nikolai Balashov, DECR deputy chairman; archpriest Igor
      Yakimchuk, DECR secretary for inter-Orthodox relations; H.E. Danai-Magdalini
      Koumanakou, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Hellenic
      Republic to the Russian Federation; H.E. Dorit Golender, Ambassador
      Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Israel to the Russian
      Federation; H. E. Faed Mustafa, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of
      the State of Palestine to the Russian Federation; and Moscow clergymen.

      His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos will stay on a visit to the Russian
      Orthodox Church till May 30.

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