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On April 11, 2020, Lazarus Saturday, His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon spoke by phone with His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Russia from his residence at the Monastery of Saint Tikhon of Zadonsk.

His Beatitude extended greetings to His Holiness for the Feast of the Raising of Lazarus, and the upcoming Palm Sunday.

His Holiness congratulated Metropolitan Tikhon on the fiftieth anniversary of the granting of the Tomos of autocephaly of the Orthodox Church in America, which was celebrated on Friday, April 10.

His Beatitude and His Holiness discussed the current status of their churches in relation to the COVID-19 Pandemic, and necessary actions taken by their Holy Synods.

His Beatitude and His Holiness exchanged greetings, words of brotherly support, and mutual prayers for a prayerful and spiritually uplifting Holy Week and Pascha of Jesus Christ.