Cardinal Sean O'Malley Visits Metropolitan Methodios on Theophany
For the first time ever, His Eminence Metropolitan Methodios received His Eminence Cardinal Sean O'Malley of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston on Theophany. The historic visit took place on the evening of Theophany 2021 at the St. John the Baptist church of Boston, MA prior to services for the parish's feast day. The Cardinal expressed his wishes for continued cooperation in spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the faithful of New England to which Metropolitan Methodios thanked Cardinal O'Malley for his years of leadership benefitting all religious groups in Boston. The two hierarchs are recognized internationally as leaders in Roman Catholic-Orthodox dialogue and this visitation served as an affirmation of their friendship and hierarchical camaraderie.