PATRIARCH THEODOROS II OF ALEXANDRIA AND ALL AFRICA – THE GUEST OF THE CITY OF NIS
On the feast-day of the Exaltation of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross, in the presence of His Beatitude Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa and His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, His Grace Arsenije Bishop of Nis celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy in the church of Sts. Emperor Constantine and Helen. Addressing lots of the faithful, His Beatitude Patriarch Theodoros II, talking about the feast day and the city in which he was, emphasized that the Cross has always been and forever he would remain a symbol of love. – Under this Cross my children: Serbians, Greeks and African people fought for freedom, and hence it will remain a symbol of victory, Patriarch Theodoros said and with special words thanked the Serbian Patriarch, Bishop Arsenije and the people of Nis for the warm welcome. Nis City Deputy Mayor Prof. Dr. Milos Bandjur, handed the statue of Emperor Constantine the Great to the Patriarch Theodoros II as a memento of his stay in Nis.