In the period between 26th-27th of May/8th-9th of June 2015, a Delegation of the Patriarchate of Jerusalem visited the Patriarchate of Moscow. The delegation was made up of Archbishop Aristarchos of Constantina and the Patriarchal Commissioner in Bethlehem, Archbishop Theophylaktos of Jordan.
The purpose of the visit was the discussion and resolution of issues of ecclesiastical nature. The delegates were warmly welcomed by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokalamsk and Protopresbyter Nikolay Balashov, Head of the Department for External Church Relations.
On the second day of the visit, the delegation met with His Beatitude Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow.
On the conclusion of the meeting, the delegates extended the thanks of Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem for Patriarch Kyrill’s hospitality, sincere hearing and honest interest in the issues discussed.
On the occasion of the visit, the delegates visited the Dependency of the Holy Sepulchre in Moscow and received the fraternal hospitality of Archimandrite Stephanos.