THE PRESIDENT OF ISRAEL VISITS THE ARMENIAN PATRIARCHATE
On Monday, the 26th of April/9th of May 2016, the President of Israel, Mr Reuven Rivlin, visited the Patriarchate of the Armenians in Jerusalem in the presence of the Armenian Patriarchate, Mr Nourhan Manoukian, and the Heads of all Christian Churches in Jerusalem.
At the meeting, Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem as well as the Armenian and Latin Patriarchs addressed the President of Israel.
In his reply speech, Mr Rivlin called the occasion a meeting of peace, reconciliation and exchange and a testament against the violence that plagues Jerusalem and other regions of the earth.
Patriarch Theophilos’ speech, in English, may be reached here: https://en.jerusalem-patriarchate.info/2016/05/09/23533
From the Secretariat-General