Rus News Journal

The Russian Orthodox Church synod has decided to immortalise Alex`s memory II

the Sacred Synod of Russian Orthodox Church at session on Wednesday has decided to immortalise memory pochivshego patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Alex II. With that end in view members of the Synod have decided today to found Alex`s award II for students of spiritual academies, to appropriate his name to Synod library of the Moscow patriarchy and the annual award of Fund of unity of the orthodox people the late head was which founder, to organise in a museum of a temple of the Christ of the Savior constantly operating exposition devoted to life and activity of patriarch Alex, and also to spend in February of the next year days its memories dated to 80 - letiju from the date of a birth pervosvjatitelja.

the Sacred Synod also has called all arhipastyrej, pastors, monashestvujushchih and true children of the Moscow patriarchy to store memory about pochivshem the patriarch II.

At the session which has taken place on December, 10th of the Sacred Synod of Russian Orthodox Church dates of carrying out of a forthcoming Arhierejsky Cathedral, and also Pomestnogo of the Cathedral of Russian Orthodox Church on which election of the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia will take place are defined.

According to the decision of the Sacred Synod the Arhierejsky Cathedral will pass 25 – on January, 26th, 2009, Pomestnyj the Cathedral – 27 – on January, 29th, 2009.

also at session of the Sacred Synod the commission on preparation of Pomestnogo of the Cathedral of Russian Orthodox Church is created. The commission structure included 29 persons, among which bishops, clergymen and laymen.

the Patriarchal enthronement on February, 1st, 2009 will be made.

we will remind, Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Alexy II has died on December, 5th on 80 - m to year of life.

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