Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk arrived in Belgrade

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Church of Serbia – 25/2/18

His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, President of the Department for External Church Relations of the Russian Orthodox Church, arrived to Belgrade in the evening of the 22nd February 2018.

The dignitary of the Moscow Patriarchate will participate in a formal presentation of the mosaic painting in the central dome of the Saint Sava Cathedral on Thursday, 22 February 2018.

His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, who was accompanied by protopresbyter Igor Jakimchuk, Secretary of the Department for External Church Relations of the Russian Orthodox Church (DECR), and hypodeacon Aleksandar Yershov, an associate of this Department, was welcomed at the Belgrade airport by His Grace Bishop Irinej of Backa accompanied by protopresbyter Vitaly Tarasyev, Principal of the Representation of the Moscow Patriarchate in Belgrade, Archimandrite Stefan (Saric), Deputy Principal of the Saint Sava Cathedral, and Deacon Aleksandar Prascevic, General Secretary of the Office of the Serbian Patriarch.

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