The Exarch of the Netherlands and Luxembourg, Metropolitan Athenagoras of Belgium, welcomed the President of the Conference of European Churches (CEC), Pastor Christian Krieger, to the Holy Metropolis of Belgium in Brussels.
The aim of this official visit was to hold a face-to-face meeting between the Metropolitan and the new president of this important organisation, which is located in Brussels. In addition, the Secretary in the Office of the Church of Cyprus in the EU and member of the Board of Directors of the CEC, Archimandrite Nektarios Ioannou, and the Executive Secretary of the CEC, Katerina Pekridou, also attended the meeting.
The President of the CEC wanted to discuss several issues related to the arrival of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew in Brussels.
Metropolitan Athenagoras welcomed him to Brussels and wished him strength in his task, which concerns the promotion of dialogue and unity among the Christian Churches in Europe.