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UK: Patriarch Kirill leads ceremony at former Orthodox church in London00:36

UK: Patriarch Kirill leads ceremony at former Orthodox church in London

United Kingdom, London
October 15, 2016 at 21:26 GMT -00:00 · Published

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Rus’ took part in an Orthodox ceremony in London, Saturday, on the site of a former Orthodox church.

The Orthodox leader attended the service at 32 Welbeck Street in the English capital where the church stood between 1813 and 1920, used by the Russian embassy who had their premises there. The space today is used a conference room.

Patriarch Kirill will lead the ceremonies of consecration of the Cathedral of the Dormition and All Saints, in London, on Sunday, October 16.

The visit of Patriarch Kirill is devoted to the 300th anniversary of the Russian Church’s presence in the British Isles. The Divine Liturgy on Sunday, that includes the sanctification of the bells and frescoes on the outer walls of the Cathedral, will be the key event for the pastoral visit of Patriarch Kirill to the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland.

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Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Rus’ took part in an Orthodox ceremony in London, Saturday, on the site of a former Orthodox church.

The Orthodox leader attended the service at 32 Welbeck Street in the English capital where the church stood between 1813 and 1920, used by the Russian embassy who had their premises there. The space today is used a conference room.

Patriarch Kirill will lead the ceremonies of consecration of the Cathedral of the Dormition and All Saints, in London, on Sunday, October 16.

The visit of Patriarch Kirill is devoted to the 300th anniversary of the Russian Church’s presence in the British Isles. The Divine Liturgy on Sunday, that includes the sanctification of the bells and frescoes on the outer walls of the Cathedral, will be the key event for the pastoral visit of Patriarch Kirill to the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland.

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