Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Upcoming Patriarchal Visit to Lebanon

Patriarch Kiril of Moscow and All Rus' is planning a visit to Lebanon this coming year. The country is home to some five thousand Russian Orthodox Christians, among them many descendants of families prominent before the Bolshevik Revolution. More on the upcoming visit can be found here. The Prime Minister of Lebanon is currently on a state visit to the Russian Federation and has called on the Russian Orthodox Church to become more involved in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.

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