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JORDANVILLE: June 21, 2007
Bishop Afanasije (Jevtic) Visits Metropolitan Laurus

On June 20, 2007, His Grace Bishop Afanasije (Jevtic) of the Serbian Orthodox Church, accompanied by His Grace Bishop Maksim of Western America and Hegumen Savva, visited Holy Trinity Monastery, where they met with His Eminence Metropolitan Laurus and venerated the holy icons of the monastery.

During their discussion with the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, Bishop Afanasije congratulated him on the reestablishment of the fullness of brotherly communion within the one Russian Orthodox Church, and expressed his gratitude to His Eminence for his labors in strengthening Orthodoxy in the world. After the monastic trapeza, His Eminence and Bishop Afanasije jointly prayed at the resting place of Metropolitan Anastassy of blessed memory, Archbishop Averky (Taushev, +1976), Archbishop Anthony (Medvedev, +2000) and other archpastors buried at the monastery.