Patriarch John X Receives Metropolitan Hilarion…

Patriarch John X Receives Metropolitan Hilarion at the Head of a Russian Church Delegation.
Damascus, March 4, 2022
His Beatitude Patriarch John X received at the Patriarchal Headquarters in Damascus, Metropolitan Hilarion, Chairman of Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, and envoy of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Rus Kirill, at the head of a Russian church delegation. Along with His Beatitude, the auxiliary bishops in Damascus attended.
The meeting discussed the issues challenging the Orthodox Church as well as several issues concerning the relations and ties between the two churches. The meeting also touched on the general situation in the region, especially in Syria and Lebanon, the concerns of our children in both countries, and the overall topical and important issues.