2019-11-03 11:32:00

Patriarch Kirill stopped mentioning head of Greek Church during religious service

Moscow, November 3, Interfax - Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia did not mention the head of the Greek Church during a Sunday service at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow, meaning that Eucharistic communion with the archbishop of Athens has been stopped.

The name of the current archbishop of Athens has been removed from the diptych (the order in which archbishops are mentioned during a religious service) of the Russian Orthodox Church.