Patriarch Theodore and Archbishop Ieronymos discuss situation of Greeks living in Africa

Patriarch Theodore II of Alexandria and All Africa spoke with the Archbishop Ieronymos II of Athens about the Greeks in South Africa, Uganda and Tanzania on December 14, 2021.

Patriarch Theodore II of Alexandria and All Africa spoke with the Archbishop Ieronymos II of Athens about the Greeks in South Africa, Uganda and Tanzania and the situation that prevails in these countries due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Patriarch visited the Archbishop today and thanked the Church of Greece for the help and support it offers to the Patriarchate of Alexandria.

Proto Thema reported that he spoke about his recent mission in Uganda, Tanzania and South Africa and spoke about the Greek element that exists there.

Patriarch Theodore II also spoke about the situation of the COVID-19 pandemic and the many losses in these countries, stressing that he is close to them.

“We thank Greece with great gratitude, the Apostolic Church of Greece and above all our humble and strong supporter, His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos,” said the Patriarch.

For his part, the Archbishop expressed his joy for the meeting with the Patriarch and stressed that “there are many things that connect us, but mainly the mission, the effort to meet the great needs of the Patriarchate of Alexandria.”

He also stressed that “relationships are fraternal and whenever there are such relationships there is good cooperation and a lot of fruit.”

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