ITALY IS HOME TO RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH’S FASTEST GROWING FOREIGN DIOCESE

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Pravoslavie.ru - 13/2/17 The head of the administration for Moscow Patriarchate churches abroad Bishop Anthony of Bogorodsk stated in a recent interview with TASSthat the Russian Orthodox Church has nearly 900 parishes in foreign countries, the greatest number of which are in Germany and Italy. While the number of parishes in Germany outnumbers those in Italy, “[t]he ...

DIRECTOR OF MOSCOW PATRIARCHATE OFFICE FOR INSTITUTIONS ABROAD CELEBRATES AT THE CHURCH OF RUSSIAN SEMINARY IN FRANCE

On November 27, 2015, Bishop Nestor of Chersonese and Bishop Anthony of Bogorodsk, director of the Moscow Patriarchate office for institutions abroad, visited the residence of the Greek metropolitan in France to hold a working meeting with Metropolitan Emmanuel of France, Patriarchate of Constantinople. Metropolitan Emmanuel warmly congratulated Bishop Anthony on his episcopal consecration and appointment ...