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Patriarch Kirill chairs a regular meeting of the Supreme Church Council

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  • Bill Samsonoff
    https://mospat.ru/en/2013/04/13/news83538/ Patriarch Kirill chairs a regular meeting of the Supreme Church Council 13.04.2013 On April 12, 2013, the Supreme
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      Patriarch Kirill chairs a regular meeting of the Supreme Church Council
      13.04.2013

      On April 12, 2013, the Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox
      Church met for a regular meeting at the Supreme Church Council Hall in
      the Church of Christ the Saviour in Moscow. The meeting was chaired by
      His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia. He made
      introductory remarks. Bishop Sergiy of Solnechnogorsk made a report on
      the work carried out by the Moscow Patriarchate’s administrative
      secretariat in 2012 and the secretariat’s plans for 2013. The Supreme
      Council considered draft documents submitted by the Moscow
      Patriarchate’s financial and economical office on Provision for Boards
      of Guardians of Religious Organizations in the Diocesan Structure of the
      Russian Orthodox Church and Provision on Commission of Trustees and
      Mutual Aid Fund under the Diocesan Administrations of the Russian
      Orthodox Church’ Dioceses. Mr. V. Legoida, chairman of the Synodal
      Information Department, made a report on the formation of a single
      information space of the Russian Orthodox Church.

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      The Supreme Church Council is an executive body of the Russian Orthodox
      Church accountable to the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia and the
      Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church. The terms of reference
      include theological education, public education, mission, the Church’s
      social service and the church mass media, church-state and
      church-society relations, relations with Local Orthodox Churches,
      non-Orthodox confessions and non-Christian religions, church
      administration and economic work and other matters.

      Patriarchal Press Service/DECR Communication Service
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