Bishop Alexander of Baku and Azerbaijan to be elevated to rank of archbishop
Baku, June 16 (AZERTAC). Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill congratulated Bishop Alexander of Baku and Azerbaijan on his 60th birthday.
The congratulation letter highlights the efforts of the bishop aimed at developing cooperation with the leadership of the Diocese of the Republic of Azerbaijan, representatives of other religions, as well as public organizations.
"Taking into account your assiduous activity and the 60th jubilee I honour your elevation to the rank of archbishop," the message of the Patriarch says.
The ceremony of raising the Head of the Baku-Azerbaijan Diocese Bishop Alexander to the rank of archbishop will be held in July.