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The Russian Patriarch Cyril promoted the president of the Foreign Church affairs Department, Bishop Volkolamskii, Hilarion in a rank of Archbishop ( 24.04.2009 )

At April the 20th, in Monday of the Holy Week, His Holiness Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Cyril, promoted Bishop of Tula and Belevsk Aleksii, in a rank of Archbishop, and this took place in the cathedral of the Holy Assumption in the Moscow Kremlin.

The Volkolamskii Bishop, Hilarion was promoted in a rank of Archbishop.

Patriarch Cyril awarded the clergy of Moscow with many God-servicing awards.    





Source:  Патриархиа.ру