Our friends congratulate us on the 25th anniversary

This year St. Andrew's celebrates its 25th anniversary. Here you can read some of our friends' congratulations.

Churches and church organizations

Hilarion Alfeyev, Metropolitan of Volokolamsk, Chairman of the Department of External Church Relations of the Patriarchate of Moscow (in Russian) 

Paul Ponomaryov,  Metropolitan of Minsk and Slutsk, the Patriarchal Exarch of All Belarus (in Russian)

Kurt Cardinal Koch, President of The Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity (in English) 

Dr. Martin Illert, Oberkirchenrat, Evangelical Church in Germany (in English) 

Dietrich Brauer, Archbishop of the Lutheran-Evangelical Church in Russia (in Russian) 

HE Msgr. Paolo Pezzi, Metropolitan Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Mother of God at Moscow (in Russian) 

Brother Alois, Prior of Taizé (in English) 

Fr. Enzo Bianchi, Prior of Bose (in English) 

Dr Amélé Ekué, Programme Executive for Ecumenical Theological Education, WCC; Professor of Ecumenical Ethics at the Ecumenical Institute Bossey (in English) 

Rev. Igor Shaban, Head of the Commission for Promoting Christian Unity of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (in Russian) 

Gerhard Albert, Executive Director of Renovabis (in English) 

Geert van Dartel, Director of Catholic Association for Ecumenism "Athanasius and Willibrord" (in English) 

Jaap van der Sar, President of Oikosnet Europe (in English) 

Petros Vassiliadis, Prof. Emeritus of the University of Thessaloniki, President of CEMES (in English) 


Universities, academies and seminaries

Hans Küng, Professor emeritus of Ecumenical Theology,  University of Tübingen (in German) 

Seraphim, Bishop of Bobruisk and Bykhov, the First Vice-Rector of the Institute of Theology of the Belarusian State University (in Russian) 

Prof. Wim Janse, Dean of the Faculty of Theology at VU Amsterdam (in English)

Rev. Don Valentino Cottini, Rector of the Pontifical Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies, Rome (in English) 

Rev. Georgy Urbanovich, Rector of Smolensk Orthodox Seminary (in Russian) 

Rev. Innokenty Nikiforov, Rector of Voronezh Orthodox Seminary (in Russian) 

N. V. Makeyev, Vice-Rector of Voronezh Orthodox Seminary (in Russian) 

Anton Tikhomirov, Rector of Theological Seminary of Evangelical Lutheran Church, St. Petersburgh (in Russian) 

Prof. Anatoly Krasikov, Director of the Centre for the Study of Social-Religious Problems at the Institute of Europe, Moscow (in Russian)

George Pattison, 1640 Chair of Divinity, University of Glasgow (in English) 

Revd Canon Professor Paul S. Fiddes, Professor of Systematic Theology, University of Oxford (in English) 

International Baptist Theological Study Centre, Amsterdam (in English) 

Ivana Noble, Ecumenical Institute, Protestant Theological Faculty, Charles University, Prague (in English) 

Katya Tolstaya, Director of Institute for the Academic Study of Eastern Christianity (INaSEC) at VU University Amsterdam (in English) 

Pantelis Kalaitzidis, Director of Volos Academy for Theological Studies (in English) 

Philip Boobbyer, School of History, University of Kent (in English) 

Boris Protasevich, Rector of Zaoksky Theological Academy, Evgeniy Zaytsev, Rector of Zaoksky Christian Institute of Arts and Sciences (in Russian)

Rev. Sergiy Fufayev, Vice-Rector of Kazan Orthodox Seminary (in Russian) 

Vitaly Voinov, Director of the Institute for Bible Translation, Moscow (in Russian)

Institute of Privatization and Management, Minsk, Belarus (in Russian) 

Centre for the Study of Crisis Society (in Russian)


Publishing houses, bookshops and cultural centres

Valentina Chubarova, President of the Russian Bible Society; Anatoly Rudenko, Executive Director of the Russian Bible Society (in Russian) 

Rev. Vladimir Siloviev, Chief Editor of the Publishing House of the Moscow Patriarchate (in Russian) 

Jean-François Thiry, Director of the "Pokrovskiye Vorota" Cultural Centre (in Russian)

Christian Bookshop "Slovo", St. Petersburgh (in Russian) 

Publishing House "Dukh i Litera", Kyiv, Ukraine (in Russian)