DECR chairman meets with head of the Russian Church Outside Russia in New York
On August 30, 2010, DECR chairman Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, who is in the USA on a working visit with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and on invitation of His Beatitude Metropolitan Jonah of All America and Canada, visited the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia to hold a working meeting with the chairman of the ROCOR Bishops’ Synod, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York.
They discussed a wide range of issues concerning cooperation between the Church in Russia and the Church in Diaspora and inter-Orthodox cooperation in the American continent.
In the evening of that day, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk and Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America visited the ROCOR’s church of St. Seraphim of Sarov in Sea Cliff near New York. The head of the Orthodox Church in America, His Beatitude Metropolitan Jonah of All America and Canada, was also invited to come to the church. The hierarchs inspected the church and venerated its shrines including the particles of relics belonging to men of God and the icons brought over from Ipatyev’s House and the kamelaukion of St. John of Kronstadt.
The three hierarchs had a talk which was joined by Archpriest Alexander Garklavs, chancellor of the Orthodox Church in America, Archpriest Leonid Kishkovsky, ROC’s director of foreign and inter-church relations, and Archpriest Seraphim Gan, secretary of the ROC’s Bishops’ Synod.
DECR Communication Service
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