30 January, 2008
US President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush on Monday expressed their condolences to the Church of Greece on the passing away of Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Christodoulos.
"Laura and I offer our condolences to the people of Greece at this time of mourning for the death of the Archbishop of Athens and All Greece Christodoulos. The late Archbishop was well known as an articulate voice of the Orthodox faith, for his engagement in inter-religious dialogue, and for his promotion of social programs to help the vulnerable. Our prayers are with the people of Greece and all those who followed his spiritual guidance.
Source: Athens News Agency