JERUSALEM: 14 June 2022
Bishops of the Russian Church Abroad are received by His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem and All Palestine
On Tuesday, June 14, 2022, the third day of Holy Pentecost, His Grace Bishop Theodosius of Seattle and His Grace Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan were received by His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem and All Palestine. By the blessing of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, the archpastors, having asked the blessing of His Beatitude to visit the sites of the Holy Land, gave him a panaghia and cross which had at one time belonged to Metropolitan Hilarion of blessed memory. A discussion of matters of mutual interest then ensued.
The bishops were accompanied by Archimandrite Roman (Krassovsky), Chief of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem of the Russian Church Abroad.