Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Primate of Greece and Primate of Russia meet in Moscow


"Archbishop Hieronymus, the Primate of the Church of Greece, will pay his first visit to Russia on May 23-30.

On May 24, Ascension Day (Cathcon in the East) and Saint Cyril and Methodius Day, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and Archbishop Hieronymus will serve a divine liturgy in the Uspensky Cathedral of the Moscow Kremlin. Archbishop Hieronymus will also take part in the opening ceremony of the Day of Slavic Writing and Culture, the synodal department for the External Church Relations Department reported on its website.

Patriarch Kirill and Archbishop Hieronymus will discuss the prospects of bilateral cooperation between the Russian and Greek Orthodox Churches in the areas of theological education, pilgrimage, social service, etc."

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