Medal of St. Mark of Ephesus instituted as award of Department for External Church Relations

Moscow Patriarchate - April 2016 The medal of St. Mark of Ephesus was instituted on 6 April 2016 with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia as an award of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR). St. Mark of Ephesus, an outstanding defender of Orthodoxy, is an example to ...