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  • Bill Samsonoff
    http://www.interfax-religion.com/?act=news&div=6184 02 July 2009, 14:27 Patriarch Kirill to meet with compatriots, secular and religious leaders in Turkey
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      02 July 2009, 14:27
      Patriarch Kirill to meet with compatriots,
      secular and religious leaders in Turkey

      Moscow, July 2, Interfax – Patriarch Kirill of
      Moscow and All Russia will start his visit to
      Turkey on July 4 with the Constantinople Patriarchate in Istanbul.

      Primates of the Russian and Constantinople
      Churches will hold talks there, the Moscow
      Patriarchate official website has reported.

      Patriarch Kirill and Patriarch Bartholomew of
      Constantinople are to celebrate the Divine
      Liturgy in the patriarchal Cathedral of St.
      George in Phanar (district in Istanbul - IF).

      On the same day, the Sretensky Monastery choir
      will give a concert in Agia Irini Church, which
      the two primates are expected to attend.

      Patriarch Kirill will also visit the summer
      residence of Russian general consulate in
      Buyukdere near Istanbul, where he is to
      consecrate the Church of Sts Constantine and
      Elena reconstructed after long years of neglect.

      The program of the visit also includes visit to
      the historical St. Sophia Church, meetings with
      Turkish secular and religious leaders and compatriots living in the country.

      Patriarch Kirill’s visit to Turkey will last
      until July 6 and is to become the first foreign
      visit of the new Russian Church Primate.
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