Putin Meets With Alexii II Karekin II

MOSCOW–Russia’s Acting President and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin met at the Kremlin on Wednesday with Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Alexii II and His Holiness Karekin II–Catholicos of All Armenia’s–who is on an official visit in Moscow–the presidential press service reported.

His Holiness Karekin II–Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenia’s–left for Moscow Tuesday morning upon the invitation of His Holiness Alexii II–the Head of the Russian Orthodox Church–Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia.

This first visit of His Holiness has the goal to develop and foster the centuries-old warm relations between the two Churches.


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