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My name is David Stone. I live in Houston, Texas. I am a 30-something single white male. I am an Orthodox Christian and am a member of an English-language parish of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia (ROCOR).

Sunday, March 02, 2008

ROCOR Delegation Visits Moscow

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A delegation of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia recently returned from a visit to Moscow.

The delegation was led by Metropolitan Laurus and included several Bishops, Priests and other clergy.

During the visit Metropolitan Laurus received the Compatriot of the Year award from the Moscow city government and addressed the World Russian People's Council and St. Tikhon's Orthodox University.

The delegation also visited many monasteries and other holy sites in the Moscow region.

Metropolitan Laurus' address at the Moscow awards ceremony can be read here and his address to the World Russian People's Council can be read here.

Photo reports can be viewed for the delegation's visits to: St. Catherine Representation Church of the OCA, Danilov Monastery, Sretensky Monastery, Christ the Saviour Cathedral, and the Martha and Mary Convent.



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