Patriarch Kirill receives Ambassador of Poland to Russia

Source: DECR
admin | 01 August 2014
On July 30, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the Ambassador of Poland to Russia Mr. Wojciech Zajaczkowski, who is completing his diplomatic mission in Moscow. The meeting took place at the patriarch residence in the St. Daniel Monastery.

Mr. Zajaczkowski thanked His Holiness for the readiness to receive him on the eve of his return to Poland. “I am glad that it so happened that my last meeting takes place here, in your residence. I am grateful that you have found time to receive me at such a moment”, he said.

The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church noted that in the period of Mr. Zajaczkowski’s service as ambassador of Poland to Russia, many good things were done to develop the relations between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Catholic Church in Poland.

Recalling his visit to Poland and the signing of the Joint Message to the Peoples of Russia and Poland, His Holiness stressed the enduring importance of that document, which preserves its significance for the peoples of the two countries. “I would like to ask you to convey, among others, to the Conference of Catholic Bishops in Poland our readiness to continue the bilateral dialogue and seek results that would help to ensure that the relations between the Russian and Polish people change only for the better”, His Holiness said.

Participating in the meeting were also Archpriest Nikolay Balashov, a vice-chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, Mr. M. Palacio, DECR secretariat for the far abroad, and Mr. Maciej Jakubik, first secretary of the Embassy of Poland to Russia.

DECR Communication Service

Photo by the Patriarchal Press Service

Система Orphus Do you see a mistake in the text? Highlight it and click: Ctrl + Enter
Since you are here…

…we do have a small request. More and more people visit Orthodoxy and the World website. However, resources for editorial are scarce. In comparison to some mass media, we do not make paid subscription. It is our deepest belief that preaching Christ for money is wrong.

Having said that, Pravmir provides daily articles from an autonomous news service, weekly wall newspaper for churches, lectorium, photos, videos, hosting and servers. Editors and translators work together towards one goal: to make our four websites possible - Pravmir.ru, Neinvalid.ru, Matrony.ru and Pravmir.com. Therefore our request for help is understandable.

For example, 5 dollars a month is it a lot or little? A cup of coffee? It is not that much for a family budget, but it is a significant amount for Pravmir.

If everyone reading Pravmir could donate 5 dollars a month, they would contribute greatly to our ability to spread the word of Christ, Orthodoxy, life's purpose, family and society.

Choose currency:
Other amount
10$
20$
50$
Dear Friends,

Our website exists owing to your generous assistance, thanks to the funds donated by our beloved readers.

Please assist us in the continuation of our work.