Bishop Tikhon meets with president of Macedonia

On October 3 Bishop Tikhon (Shevkunov) of Yegoryevsk, Vicar of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, met with the President of the Republic of Macedonia Gjorge Ivanov, reports the Makfax independent Macedonian news agency.

During the meeting they exchanged views on the present state of relations between the Macedonian Orthodox Church which is unrecognized by the Orthodox world and the Russian Orthodox Church.

Gjorge Ivanov stressed the need for further intensification and development of relations between the Russian and Macedonian Churches and of those of the Russian and Macedonian peoples in general.

In the course of the meeting Bishop Tikhon conveyed the greetings of Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia to Gjorge Ivanov and noted the contribution of Ohrid and Macedonia to the spreading of Orthodox Christianity.

Bishop Tikhon is currently on a two-day visit to Macedonia to participate in the launch of the Macedonian edition of his book, Everyday Saints and Other Stories.


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