Sunday, June 12, 2011

Bishop Paul of Khanty-Mansiysk Consecrated in Sergiev Posad

During today's Pentecost celebrations at Sergiev Posad's Lavra of the Holy Trinity thirteen hierarchs of the Russian Orthodox Church led by Patriarch Kirill (Gundyayev) of Moscow consecrated Archimandrite Pavel (Fokine) to the episcopacy as Bishop of Khanty-Mansiysk and Surgut. In addition to the concelebrating clergy present the governor of the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District was also in attendance. More (in Russian) here.

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