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.
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.
On 13th October 2011, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa conducted the Service of the Inauguration of the Holy Church of the resurrection of the Lord, in the city of Blantyre in Malawi.
The delegation of the Foundation of Saint Andrew The First-Called, with the blessing of Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, brought on October 20, 2011 in the Russian Federation, The Venerable Sash of the Most Holy Lady, which has been kept for centuries in the monastery Vatopedi at Mount Athos. Many believers could worship the relics, that will remain in Russia until November 23. On that occasion the Sash along with the prayer could be worshipped by believers from many Russian cities - from St. Petersburg, where was the first place where the shrine was brought, through Yekaterinburg, Vladivostok, Krasnoyarsk, Niznhny Novgorod, Diviyev, Sharansk, Samara, Rostov and Kalingrad until Moscow.