Director of the Commission for Relations with Religious Communities and Groups Darijan Sotirovski at the reception with the Head of the Catholic Church in Macedonia the Bishop of Skopje and Apostolic Exarch in Macedonia, HE Kiro Stojanov
On March 1, 2018, a meeting between the Bishop of Skopje and the Apostolic Exarch in Macedonia was held in the residence of the head of the Catholic Church in Macedonia Kiro Stojanov and the Director of the Commission for Relations with Religious Communities and Groups Mr. Darijan Sotirovski.
The importance of an open and honest dialogue on the issues important for the citizens in the sphere of religious feelings and determination as a sensitive area was discussed at the meeting. It was particularly emphasized the need for increased cooperation between the Catholic Church and the CRRCG in the interest of the citizens of this important religious community.
Director Sotirovski emphasized the contribution of the Catholic Church to the stability of the inter-confessional relations in the state, adding: "The Catholic Church and you, Your Excellency have a special contribution to the stability of the variety of cultures and communities in the state, always with modesty and respect for others giving a positive example and contribution." I hope for increased cooperation and mutual support for all open issues, between the Holy See and the Catholic Church and the Government of the Republic of Macedonia.
Bishop Kiro Stojanov sent sincere congratulations to the newly appointed director, emphasizing the support of the Catholic Church for all the initiatives of the director and the CRRCG in the interest of the faithful people, solving the long-standing problems, as well as promotion of religious freedoms and rights and motivating the cooperation and religious coexistence.