His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Mr. Nicolae Timofti, President of Moldova

On 7 September 2013, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and Russia, who is on a primatial visit to the Orthodox Church of Moldova, met with the President of the Republic of Moldova, Mr. Nicolae Timofti.

They were joined at the meeting by Metropolitan Vladimir of Chişinău and All Moldova; Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations; Bishop Sergiy of Solnechnogorsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Administrative Secretariat; Archpriest Vsevolod Chaplin, chairman of the Department for Church-Society Relations; and Mr. Farit Mukhametshin, Russia’s Ambassador to Moldova.

Addressing the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church, Mr. Timofti noted the important role of the Orthodox Church in Moldova, her care for the people living in the Republic, and expressed his special gratitude to Metropolitan Vladimir of Chişinău and All Moldova for his ministry.

Discussed at the meeting was moral dimension of social life.

Source: Moscow Patriarchate