Delegation of the Coptic Church headed by Patriarch Tawadros II visit St. Petersburg

On November 1-2, 2014, the delegation of the Coptic Church headed by His Holiness Patriarch Tawadros II visited St. Petersburg. The high guests were met at Pulkovo airport by Bishop Nazary of Kronstadt, cleric of the St. Petersburg diocese, Governor Georgy Poltavchenko, and representatives of the city authorities, website of the St. Petersburg Metropolia reports. The ...

Metropolitan Varsonofy of St. Petersburg and Ladoga meets with Director of China’s State Administration for Religious Affairs

July 2014 On 13 July 2014, at the diocesan administration of the St. Petersburg metropolia, Metropolitan Varsonofy of St. Petersburg and Ladoga, Chancellor of the Moscow Patriarchate, received a delegation of the State Administration for Religious Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, led by its director Mr. Wang Zuoan. The delegation arrived in Russia at ...