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Patriarchal Exarch for South-East Asia meets with General Secretary of the Global Christian Forum

Patriarchal Exarch for South-East Asia meets with General Secretary of the Global Christian Forum
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7 September 2022 year 16:24

On September 6, 2022, the Patriarchal Exarch for South-East Asia, Metropolitan Sergiy of Singapore and South-East Asia met with the General Secretary of the Global Christian Forum, Revd Dr Casely Essamuah, on the sidelines of the General Assembly of the World Council of Church in Karlsruhe, Germany.

Participating in the meeting was also the secretary for inter-Christian relations of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, Hieromonk Stephen (Igumnov).

As the website of the Exarchate reports, the sides discussed the situation of Christians in South-East Asia, and the inter-confessional and inter-religious dialogue in the region and agreed to develop cooperation between the Patriarchal Exarchate of South-East Asia and the Global Christian Forum in the task of fostering Christian witness in Asia.

Earlier, on September 5, Metropolitan Sergiy met on the sidelines of the Assembly with the General Secretary of the Council of Churches of Malaysia Jonathan Dgezudas. The meeting was held in a warm atmosphere and dealt with prospects for further cooperation.

DECR Communication Service/Patriarchia.ru

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