Today Russia’s Holy Synod is meeting at Moscow’s St. Daniel’s Monastery to focus on the preparation of the election of a new Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch. The meeting is chaired by the locum tenens of the Patriarchal See Metropolitan Kirill of Smolensk and Kaliningrad. The election of a new Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church is due next Tuesday through Thursday at the Local Council in Moscow’s Cathedral of Christ the Saviour. Taking part will be over 700 people from 64 countries, the clergy and laity alike.
Source:The Voice of Russia