From December 14th to the 20th, NS, Met. Agafangel of Odessa, visited St. Nicholas parish in Lyons, France. He also visited various historical sights, especially the relics of St. Anthony the Great.
During the visit Met. Agafangel led a procession around the church in honour of St. Nicholas, and was able to visit with the local clergy, Archpriest Christo Petkov, and Protodeacon German Ivanov-Trinadzaty. On the 20th he departed back to Odessa, Ukraine.