Nicosia, March 29, 2012
Patriarch of Alexandria and all Africa, Theodore II, was received by the Greek-Cypriot leader, Dimistris Christofias. The Alexandrian primate thanked Christofias for the help and support of the government of the Republic and said that the Missionary Centre would inform the Greek-Cypriots about the work of the Alexandrian Patriarchate in Africa.
Referring to the rapid developments in Egypt, Theodore II said that there would soon be elections in the country and the new president will have loads of work ahead of him, given the plaguing economic hardships.
The Greek Orthodox Patriarch also commented on the relations of Orthodox and Muslims in Egypt, who have began realizing that fanaticism and violence lead to a dead end.