Yesterday, a meeting took place between the Bulgarian Patriarch Neophyte and His Beatitude, the Archbishop of Cyprus Chrysostom II, who is on a short visit to Bulgaria. During the reception, feelings of brotherly love and friendship were shared between the Bulgarian Orthodox Church and the Cyprus Archbishopric.
At the meeting took part Metropolitan of Plovdiv, Nikolay, Metropolitan of Nevrokop Seraphim, Metropolitan of Stara Zagora Kiprian, Metropolitan Gregory of Vratsa, Metropolitan Daniel of Vidin and His Eminence Bishop of Melnik Gerasim, Chief Secretary of Holy Synod.
The reception ended with a wish for a long-standing ministry of Orthodox Church, jealousy in sermon, and hopes for future meetings and ministry before God’s throne.
As a token of gratitude patriarch Neophyte received as a gift plaque with images of St. Paul and St. Barnabas from Cyprus Archbishop Chrysostom II. Patriarch Neophyte gave Cyprus Chrysostomos engolpion with image of St. Kliment of Ohrid.