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The Head of Czech and Slovakian Orthodox Church to visit Jerusalem ( 18.03.2009 )

Metropolitan Christopher, Head of the Orthodox Church of Czech Republic and Slovakia, has visited the Russian Spiritual Mission in Jerusalem on Friday, March the 13th. Metropolitan Christopher was on a short pilgrimage trip in Jerusalem, so he took his opportunity to visit the Mission.

The Abbot Theophanes, member of the mission, hosted Metropolitan Christopher in this occasion. The second aim of the visit of the Metropolitan was a scientific activity in the libraries of Jerusalem.

Metropolitan Christopher has been also hosted by the Jerusalem Patriarch Theophilus III in the main hall of the Jerusalem Patriarchate last Saturday.

In the eve of the last Sunday, Metropolitan Christopher has celebrated a Divine Liturgy at the tomb of Lord Jesus Christ in Jerusalem.

Source: Руска духовна мисија