President Ramaphosa conferred with the Honour of the Mega Holy and Sacred Cross of Saint Savvas

19 November 2021

The President of the Republic of South Africa His Excellency Mr Cyril Ramaphosa is conferred with the Honour of the Mega Holy and Sacred Cross of Saint Savvas by His Beatitude, Theodoros ll, Pope and Patriarch of the Orthodox Church of Alexandria and all of Africa for his outstanding and exemplary leadership on and humanitarian contribution to the continent of Africa. The honour is reserved exclusively for Heads of State by the Patriarchate.

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His Beatitude, Theodoros ll, Pope and Patriarch of the Orthodox Church of Alexandria and all of Africa is currently in South Africa with planned visits to other Southern African countries.

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