Joint Worship of Heads of Jerusalem and Russian Churches held in Moscow
The Primates of the Jerusalem and Russian Churches performed the Divine Liturgy in the Cathedral of Christ the Savior.
On November 21, 2019, the day of the celebration of the Feast of St. Michael and All Angels, Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem, who had arrived in Moscow the day before, and the ROC Primate Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Rus performed a joint service in the Moscow Cathedral of Christ the Savior, reports Telegran-channel Prichod.ru.
His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem arrived in Moscow in the evening of November 19, 2019, accompanied by Archbishop Aristarchus of Constantine and Archdeacon Mark (Henderson).
During his stay in Russia, His Beatitude, in particular, will take part in the award ceremony of the International Public Foundation for the Unity of Orthodox Peoples.
On November 20, in the Patriarchal Chambers of the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, a fraternal conversation was held between His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem and His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Rus.
As reported by the UOJ, on November 20, 2019 in Moscow, the Primate of the Jerusalem Orthodox Church, Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem, met with Russian President Vladimir Putin and thanked him for protecting the Christians of the Middle East.