in

ROC’s African Exarchate receives first state registration in Central African Republic

ROC’s African Exarchate receives first state registration in Central African Republic

Bangui, Central African Republic, July 5, 2022

Fr. George Maximov with new converts in the Central African Republic. Photo: Telegram     

The Russian Orthodox Church’s African Exarchate continues to expand throughout the territory of the Patriarchate of Alexandria.

Photo: Telegram Photo: Telegram Yesterday, the head of the structure, Metropolitan Leonid of Klim announced an “historical moment” in the life of the Exarchate.

“We have received our first certificate of registration in Africa. From now, ‘The Russian Orthodox Church in the Central African Republic (Moscow Patriarchate. Patriarchal Exarch of Africa)’ is now active in the CAR,” the Metropolitan writes on his Telegram channel.

The Exarchate held its first services in the country on July 2, at the Russian House in the capital city of Bangui, when Fr. George Maximov, who is | ROC’s African Exarchate receives first state registration in Central African Republic | The Paradise NewsPatriarchate of Alexandria rules to defrock two Russian priestsThe priests were tried in absentia. Fr. Andrei has already returned to Russia, while Fr. George remains in Africa but did not appear at the trial.

“>considered defrocked by the Patriarchate of Alexandria, blessed water and then blessed the premises of the Russian House.

Follow OrthoChristian on Twitter, Vkontakte, Telegram, WhatsApp, MeWe, and Gab!

Source: Orthodox Christianity

EPL: He can’t replace Ronaldo – Ambrose reveals what Argentinian star can do at Man United

EPL: He can’t replace Ronaldo – Ambrose reveals what Argentinian star can do at Man United

FACT SHEET: Biden-⁠Harris Administration Launches National Effort to Support Student Success  

FACT SHEET: Biden-⁠Harris Administration Launches National Effort to Support Student Success