H.B. Gregorios III visits the monastery of Anima Universale along with Archbishop Mgsr. Zerey and Archimandrites Msgr. Fogliazza and Msgr. Haddad (9 September 2008, with Swami Roberto and some ramia monks)
His Beatitude Gregory III Laham, Patriarch of Antioch and all the East, Alexandria and Jerusalem, told us of the great difficulties of the Eastern Catholic Church, which is doing everything possible to bring relief to people and to establish peace in the Holy Land and in the Middle East. (In the photograph: ramia Osvaldo Ristuccia, President of Anima Universale, near His Beatitude Gregory III and Archimandrite Mtanios Haddad, the Patriarchal Vicar of Jerusalem.
On 8 December 2008 Swami Roberto was awarded the Jerusalem Cross by His Beatitude Gregorios III Laham “a testimony of his devotion to the Holy Land and the services rendered to our Patriarchate.
The ancient and prestigious award was handed over to Swami Roberto by the Archimandrites Monsignor Virginio Fogliazza e Monsignor Riccardo Alessandrini on behalf of the Patriarch Gregorios III on 22 February 2009 at Leinì (Turin, Italy).
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