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Synod of Patriarchal Exarchate in Western Europe holds online session

Synod of Patriarchal Exarchate in Western Europe holds online session
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10 December 2020 year 19:46

On 10th December 2020, the Synod of the Patriarchal Exarchate of Western Europe held online session, website of the Korsun diocese reports.

Attending the session that took place under the chairmanship of Metropolitan Anthony of Korsun and Western Europe, Patriarchal Exarch of Western Europe, were the ruling bishops serving in Western Europe: Archbishop Simon of Brussels and Belgium, Archbishop Yelisey of the Hague and the Netherlands, Archbishop Nestor of Madrid and Lisbon, and Bishop Matthew of Sourozh.

Metropolitan Anthony presented reports on church life in the context of the spread of coronavirus infection, on the Exarchate’s cooperation with the dioceses of the Local Orthodox Churches in Europe, the Western European Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia and the Archdiocese of the Western European Parishes of Russian Tradition.

The members of the Synod reported on the state of affairs in the dioceses entrusted to their archpastoral administration and discussed a number of personnel issues.

In accordance with the Internal Regulations on the Patriarchal Exarchate of Western Europe, the minutes of the session will be submitted for approval to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and the Holy Synod.

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