Greece
Calamos Supports GreeceCalamos Supports Greece
GreekReporter.comEuropeRussian Orthodox Church in Moscow Warmly Welcomes Christian Icon from Mount Athos

Russian Orthodox Church in Moscow Warmly Welcomes Christian Icon from Mount Athos

Within the framework of the annual religious-cultural conference organized by the Russian Orthodox Church, the Mt. Athos icon of Greece depicting the New Martyrs of Greece, Pontos, Minor Asia and Cyprus was warmly welcomed by the Orthodox Church in Moscow.

The icon was accompanied by monks from St. Dionysus Monastery and the Greek artist Ivan Masteropoulos of Greek origin, and was welcomed by representatives of the Patriarchate of Moscow and the Greek director Konstantinos Charalampidis at the airport of Moscow, who also wishes to establish a religious celebration in Moscow in honor of the New Martyrs of Greece.

Within the cultural events of the Russian Orthodox Church, the 2nd festival of church music has been initiated under the guidance of the Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk.

Finally, the Chorus of St. Daniil’s Monastery and the Byzantine Chorus ‘Ergastiri Psaltikis’, under the direction of the Greek Thanasis Paivanas, performed during the festival.

See all the latest news from Greece and the world at Greekreporter.com. Contact our newsroom to report an update or send your story, photos and videos. Follow GR on Google News and subscribe here to our daily email!




Related Posts