This morning, His Excellence Dr. Andrea Russo, the General Consul of the Italian Embassy to Moldova, Mr. Cesare Lodeserto, secretary general of the Episcopal Conference in Moldova, and Archpr. Veniamin Onu, clergyman of the Moldovan Diaspora in Italy, visited the Metropolitan Administration.
MetropolitanVladimirdiscussed with the guests about various aspects of the activity of Orthodox communities inItaly, as well as the status of some clergymen established inItalywere discussed. Besides, new areas of further collaboration were identified during the meeting.
In sign of appreciation of fruitful collaboration and gratitude for the contribution in the support of the Orthodox Church of Moldova, His Excellence Andrea Russo was rewarded with the second degree Order of St. Rev. Paisy Velichkovsky.