2018-07-30 12:35:00

Patriarch Kirill removes long-term church administrator Parkhayev from all posts

Moscow, July 30, Interfax - Patriarch Kirill has relieved Yevgeny Parkhayev, the general director of the enterprise Sofrino, from all the posts he held in organizations of the Russian Church, the Moscow Patriarchate reported on its official website on Sunday.

Sofrino, which Parkhayev has led since 1987, produces clerical garments, icons, and holy vessels.

Parkhayev also ran the Danilovskaya Hotel, which belongs to the Moscow Patriarchate, and was in charge of the patriarch's residences in Peredelkino, Chisty Pereulok, and the St. Daniel Monastery.