The Archbishop of the Ecumenical Patriarchate sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton about imprisonment of the Archbishop of Ohrid Mr. John
The Archbishop of the Ecumenical Patriarchate and President of the Council of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of North and Central America, with headquarters in New York, Mr.Demetrius sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton primary, to express its deep concern at the imprisonment of the Archbishop of Ohrid and Metropolitan of Skopje Mr.John, and demanded his immediate release.In his letter to the Minister, Hillary Clinton, Archbishop Demetrios of America ...says:
"On behalf of the 65 Bishops belonging to the Council of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in North and Central America, I would draw your attention to a very sad situation in which the Archbishop of Ohrid John ", adding:" His arrest has a long history of several years since the schismatic church of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia began the persecution of Archbishop John, who is the Archbishop of Ohrid normal .The schismatic church of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia is not recognized by any normal Orthodox Church around the world.The establishment of the internal forces is just another example of action which is contrary to that is right and that they comply with the canon law of the Orthodox Church throughout the universe. "The Archbishop of America Mr.Demetrius in his letter to the main Hillary Clinton continues to emphasize: "Members of our Council, who live and serve the Orthodox faithful in the United States, much appreciate what our country has done throughout the world on human rights , religious freedoms and the protection of human dignity and safety of any person. Archbishop John was unjustly imprisoned when he tried to perform their religious duties, and I sincerely hope that our government will seek his release.We are extremely grateful for your tireless efforts, especially to promote religious freedom around the world.As Orthodox Christians, the most appropriate way to express our appreciation is to continue to pray for you and all our political principles.We pray God be with you and may God multiply your noble efforts for the Americas and around the world, "are the words with which the Archbishop Mr. Demetrios ended his application for the immediate release of Archbishop k . Mr. John addressed to U.S. Secretary of State, Mrs Hillary Clinton.