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Representatives of Local Orthodox Churches arrived in Kazan for the celebration in honour of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God

Representatives of Local Orthodox Churches arrived in Kazan for the celebration in honour of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God
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3 November 2021 year 13:31

On November 2nd, 2021, the representative of the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East to the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Metropolitan Niphon of Philippopolis, the representative of the Patriarch of Serbia to the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Bishop Anthony of Moravici, representative of the Orthodox Church of the Czech lands and Slovakia to the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Archimandrite Seraphim (Shemyatovsky) and the representative of the Orthodox Church in America to the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Archpriest Daniel Andreyuk arrived in the diocese of Kazan.

Representatives of Local Churches will take part in celebrations on the occasion of the feast of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God, established in memory of the deliverance of Moscow and Russia from the invaders in 1612.

Distinguished guests will also speak at the international academic and theological conference entitled "Theology and secular sciences: traditional and new relations", which is taking place these days at the Kazan Theological Seminary.

On the first day of their stay in Kazan, Metropolitan Niphon, Bishop Anthony, Archimandrite Seraphim and Archpriest Daniel visited the diocesan administration. Metropolitan Kirill of Kazan and Tatarstan cordially greeted guests and told them about the history of Orthodoxy in Tatarstan, the shrines of the Kazan region and the development of various areas of Church ministry. The Metropolitan paid special attention to social service in the Kazan diocese, educational activities and youth work.

Representatives of Local Churches thanked the head of the Tatarstan Metropolitanate for the invitation to visit the capital of Tatarstan and share the joy of prayer at the site of the miraculous appearance of the Kazan icon of the Most Holy Theotokos with the clergy and believers of Kazan.

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