Letter to HE The President of the European Commission Mr José Manuel Durão Barroso Esq/ Prot. no 5933/2634, Athens, October 13, 2011
To HE The President of the European Commission Mr José Manuel Durão Barroso Esq. Cc : HE The President of the European Council Mr Herman Van Rompuy Esq. HE The President of the European Parliament Mr Jerzy Buzek Esq.
“Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love;
in honour preferring one another” (Romans 12:10)
Today, 23 October 2011, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, celebrated the Divine Liturgy, assisted by a group of priests and deacons, in the presence of hundreds of faithful.
On Thursday, September 30th / October 13th 2011, His Eminence Minister of Greece Mr. Stavros Lambrinidis being on a visit to the state of Jordan after his visit to Egypt and on his way to Lebanon met with His Beatitude our Father and Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilos at Intercontinental Hotel in Amman.
During this visit the Minister of Foreign Affairs was escorted by a seven-member delegation from the Greek Ministry of National Education and Religious Affairs, a member of whom was Mr. Themistoklis Dimidis who had served as the Greek Consul General in Jerusalem years ago, Representatives of the General Council of Foreign Affairs , economic operators and journalists.
Nine years have passed since the time when His beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa as the then Metropolitan of Zimbabwe laid the foundation stone of the Church of St George in the Kamponje area of the city of Blantyre in Malawi. Yesterday, 15th October 2011 His Beatitude conducted the inauguration of this church in great emotion.
His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa expressed his satisfaction on the missionary work which has been done in the recent past in Malawi, while visiting the site of a new church under construction and laying the foundation stone for another.