Patriarch Kirill sends letter of thanks to Metropolitan Pavel after Belarus visit

Patriarch Kirill sends letter of thanks to Metropolitan Pavel after Belarus visit

Patriarch Kirill, after the visit to Belarus, sent a letter of thanks to Metropolitan of Minsk and Zaslavl Pavel.

The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church expressed gratitude to the clergy and faithful for the hospitality during his stay in Belarus.

According to the Patriarch, he is pleased that he took part in the commemorative events as well as the opening of the spiritual and educational center of the Exarchate.

Metropolitan Kirill praised the meeting with President Alexander Lukashenko, and bishops of the Belarusian Orthodox Church, the letter says.