Russian Orthodox Church

Official website of the Moscow Patriarchate

Русская версияУкраинская версияМолдавская версияГреческая версияАнглийская версия
Patriarchate

Hierarchs of Moscow and Bulgarian Patriarchates attend celebrations of 142th anniversary of the liberation of Pleven from the Ottoman rule

Hierarchs of Moscow and Bulgarian Patriarchates attend celebrations of 142th anniversary of the liberation of Pleven from the Ottoman rule
Version for print
11 December 2019 year 16:54

On 10 December 2019, Metropolitan Nikodim of Zhitomir and Novograd-Volynsky and Archbishop Leonid of Vladikavkaz and Alania, deputy chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), currently on a visit to Bulgaria, took part in the celebration of the 142th anniversary of the liberation of Pleven from the Ottoman rule. Metropolitan Ignatij of Pleven officiated at the Litiya for the soldiers at the chapel of St. George the Victorious. Concelebrating were Metropolitan Gavriil of Loveč, Metropolitan Grigorij of Vratsa, Metropolitan Nikodim, Archbishop Leonid, Archimandrite Vassian (Zmeyev), representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to the Patriarch of Bulgaria; deacon Valery Bobylev of the Vladikavkaz diocese, and clerics of the Pleven metropolis. 

Attending requiem service were Mayor Georg Spartanski of Pleven; H.E. Anatoly Makarov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Bulgaria; staff of the Russian Embassy, representatives of non-governmental organizations and many residents of the city.

After the service, Archbishop Leonid greeted all those present, congratulated them on the anniversary of the liberation of Pleven and wished them peace and prosperity.

DECR Communication Service/Patriarchia.ru

Share the post "Hierarchs of Moscow and Bulgarian Patriarchates attend celebrations of 142th anniversary of the liberation of Pleven from the Ottoman rule"

Version: Russian, Greek

Materials on the theme

70th birthday of Metropolitan Gavriil of Lovech celebrated in Bulgaria

Bishop of Ukrainian Orthodox Church meets with Patriarch Neofit of Bulgaria

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill greets Primate of Bulgarian Orthodox Church [Patriarch : Greetings and addresses]

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill greets Primate of Bulgarian Orthodox Church with his Name Day [Patriarch : Greetings and addresses]

Representatives of Local Churches to Moscow Patriarchal See greeted Patriarch Kirill on the Day of the Baptism of Russia

Rector of Russian Church’s Metochion in Beirut takes part in forum on Hagia Sophia

Archbishop Tikhon of Podolsk takes part in annual memorial for Russian war prisoners who died in Slovenia during World War I

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates liturgy at Church of Antioch’s Moscow Representation on its patron saint’s day

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk: We hope that the Turkish authorities will keep their promise to preserve the Hagia Sophia mosaics [Interview]

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk: For the Orthodox Church, Hagia Sophia church is the same as St. Peter’s Cathedral for the Catholics

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk calls transformation of Hagia Sophia into mosque ‘a slap in the face of the entire Christianity’

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk: Decision to transform Hagia Sophia into a mosque is a blow to the entire world Orthodoxy [Interview]

Liturgy for Russian-speaking parishioners is celebrated at the Church of St. Nicholas in Demre after the easing of quarantine restrictions

Representative of Russian Orthodox Church attends Holocaust Remembrance Day events in New York

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk attends Fifth World Holocaust Forum

Hierarch of Ukrainian Orthodox Church takes part in celebrations commemorating Archbishop Chrysotomos I of Cyprus