His Holiness BARTHOLOMAIOS,
Archbishop of Constantinople – New Rome,
With brotherly love in Christ, we warmly congratulate Your Holiness on the occasion of your 77th birthday anniversary.
On behalf of the members of the Holy Synod, the clergy and of the faithful of the Romanian Orthodox Church, we wish you good health and strength from God in your pastoral work and pray Jesus Christ, the Good Shepherd, to grant you many blessed years in the service of the Holy Church of Constantinople and in promoting unity and communion among the sister Orthodox Churches.
Many and blessed years to come!
With high esteem and brotherly embrace in Christ,
† D A N I E L
Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church