Archbishop Volkolamskii Hillarion met the Head of the Cyprus Orthodox Church
At October the 22nd, 2009, in Paphos (Cyprus) the President of the Foreign Affairs Department of the Moscow Patriarchy, Archbishop Volkolamskii Hillarion met the His Beatitude the Archbishop of the New Justiniana and Cyprus Chrysostom II. Metropolitan Tamasoskii Isaiah has been present on this meeting, as well.
In the talks, which has developed in a brotherhood and collaboration atmosphere, a wide circle of issues of common interest, have been discussed.
Archbishop Volkolamskii Hillarion thanked the Head of Cyprus Orthodox Church for their care about the Russian language speaking congregation living on
The President of the Foreign Affairs Department of the Moscow Patriarchy, Archbishop Volkolamskii Hillarion announced to the Head of the
The perspectives of opening the Service Office of the
Both sides noticed the necessity of collaboration on the level of representative offices of the both churches in the European organisations, particularly considering the issue of human rights.
They have exchanged their view points in the issues settled on the session of the Inter-Orthodox Pre-assembly Commission, taking place between 10th and 17th of December, 2009 in
In reminiscence to this meeting, Archbishop Hillarion presented a medal (ENKOLPION) manufactured in the work-shops of the Moscow Patriarchy, to His Beatitude the Archbishop of the New Justiniana and Cyprus Chrysostom II.