His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and all Africa having been informed with joy of the election of Mr. Nikolaos Christodoulidis as President of the Republic of Cyprus, sent him from Kenya, on February 14, 2023, the following congratulatory Patriarchal Letter:

“Being abroad on Mission in the beautiful country of Kenya, we were delighted to learn of your well-deserved election as President of the Republic of Cyprus, for which we heartily congratulate you.

With the strong legacy of your Predecessors dedicated to the sacred duty and as your weapon the unifying and fighting spirit of the heroic Cypriot people, we are certain that you will add another brilliant page to the historical path of the nation.

Expressing our wholehearted congratulations again, we wish from the bottom of our hearts complete success and strength in the undertaking of your duties in the high office of the President of the Republic during the present difficult times and critical circumstances, for the benefit and progress of the martyred and blessed Great Island. We assure you of our support in this.

With honour, Patriarchal blessings and love,


Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa