His Beatitude John X, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, sent the following congratulatory letter to the new Archbishop of Cyprus, His Beatitude George:
“It is with great joy that I have learned about Your election to the renowned throne of the Church of Cyprus and to have received a brotherly letter from You, on December 27, 2022. I congratulate you in my name and in the name of the Church of Antioch.
I wish you from the Church of the Apostles Peter and Paul, health and long life. I take the opportunity to express the depth of the historical relationship that binds the Church of Antioch and the Church of Cyprus and to wish You a glorious Nativity and a blessed year fruitful with the gifts and blessings of our God and Savior Jesus Christ, the Father of Lights and the God of all consolation”.