Russian Patriarch Kirill welcomes the delegation of the Romanian Patriarchate in Moscow

On Saturday, Russian Patriarch Kirill welcomed the delegation of the Romanian Patriarchate, headed by Patriarch Daniel, at the Hall of the Throne of Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow.

The plane bringing the Romanian delegation landed on Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport at 11:05, local time.

The Patriarch of Romania is attending the celebrations marking the 100th anniversary of the re-establishment of the Patriarchate in the Russian Orthodox Church, on 2-5 december 2017.

During his stay in Moscow, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel will be accompanied by:

  • His Eminence Hon Metropolitan Nifon, Archbishop of Târgoviște;
  • Rev. Fr. Michael Tița, Patriarchal Adviser,
  • Rev. Fr. Ştefan Ababei, Patriarchal Adviser,
  • Archdeacon Maxim Ţifui, Eparchial Adviser,
  • Rev. Fr. Eugeniu Rogoti.

Together with the delegation, representatives of the Basilica Press Centre are attending the Moscow events: Deac. Ionuţ Mavrichi from the Press Office of the Romanian Patriarchate, Aurelian-Nicolae Iftimiu, the Head of the Basilica News Agency.

Photo credit: Aurelian Nicolae Iftimiu/

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