2017-01-17 18:56:00

Patriarch Kirill caught cold and won't participate in Epiphany celebrations

Moscow, January 17, Interfax - Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia this year will not take part in the Epiphany celebrations.

"He is on treatment as he has caught cold, and will not participate in divine service in the coming days," head of his press service priest Alexander Volkov told Interfax-Religion on Tuesday.

He also said that the patriarch's earlier planned meetings were postponed.