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Representative of Egyptian monasticism arrived in Russia

Representative of Egyptian monasticism arrived in Russia
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31 December 2023 year 12:34

On the 31st of December, 2023, at the invitation of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Rus' and with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Tawadros II of the Coptic Church, a representative of the monasticism of the Coptic Church had arrived in Russia - a resident of the Monastery of St. Macarius the Great in the Nitria Desert, Monk Zeus el-Makari.

The guest was welcomed at the international airport "Domodedovo" by the representative of the Coptic Church in Russia Hieromonk Daoud el-Anthony, an employee of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate S.G. Alferov and representatives of the Synodal Department for Monasteries and Monasticism, nun Sevastiana (Aljanova) and nun Ekaterina (Vorobyeva), of the Marfo-Mariinsky Convent.

On the same day, Father Zeus arrived at the St John the Theologian Monastery of the Ryazan Metropolis, where he will be staying for the next few months to study the monastic experience of the Russian Orthodox Church. This project is being implemented as part of the activities of the Commission for Dialogue between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Coptic Church.

DECR Communication Service/Patriarchia.ru

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