Metropolitan Mark of Berlin and Germany visited the Holy Land from October 18th to the 27th.
His Beatitude, Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem and All Palestine, received His Eminence in his residence, where a number of issues were discussed.
Vladyka Mark served daily at the convents of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission on the Mount of Olives, the Garden of Gethsemene and at the Community of Our Lord’s Resurrection in Bethany. Metropolitan Mark also visited the sisters at the monastic community in Jericho.
During his stay, His Eminence met with sisters of the convents for spiritual talks.
Due to his early flight back to Germany, Metropolitan Mark served a midnight Divine Liturgy on the Mount of Olives afterwhich he departed to the airport.