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Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle
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7 October 2021 year 17:03

On October 6, 2021, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, met with Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, at the congregation’s building.

Metropolitan Hilarion warmly greeted the interlocutor, expressing joy over the opportunity for meeting with His Eminence after their contacts in the Philippines in 2019. The DECR chairman also congratulated the cardinal on his appointment to the important post of Prefect of the Congregation supervising the missionary work of the Roman Catholic Church.

During their prolonged talk, they discussed a number of challenges encountered by Christian Churches in the context of the continued pandemic. They stressed the shared interest in the continuation of bilateral cooperation, in particular, in developing students’ exchange.

In conclusion of the meeting, Metropolitan Hilarion presented the Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples with a commemorative gift.

DECR Communication Service/Patriarchia.ru

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