His Holiness the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill from 14 to 17 July, will play in Ekaterinburg the meeting of the Holy Synod, and will also lead worship on the occasion of the centenary of the feat of the last Russian Emperor Nicholas II and his family, reports the press service of the Yekaterinburg diocese.
– From 14 to 17 July, the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill will be in Yekaterinburg, which will make a significant worship. In those days there will be a regular meeting of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church. Regular session of the Holy Synod in Yekaterinburg will emphasize the importance of memories of events in the execution of the Royal family and the beginning of the persecution of the Russian Church in 1918, said TASS press Secretary of the Patriarch father Alexander Volkov.
The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church will also visit Minsk, where he held the consecration of the Church of Holy Royal Martyrs and lithium from Alapayevsk mine, de was martyred Grand Duchess Saint Elizaveta Fyodorovna and other members of the Romanov dynasty.
The Patriarch will make divine Liturgy at the Temple-Monument on the Blood, and then will lead a procession of the night of the procession to the monastery of the Holy Royal martyrs in the Ganina Yama tract in the night from 16 to 17 July – added the father of Alexander.