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December 1, 2017 – the Sacred Bishops’ Council of the Russian Orthodox Church has continued its work at the Church Councils Hall of the Cathedral Church of Christ the Saviour.

Before its members began the meeting of their third day, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and the council members worshipped at the Divine Liturgy at the Church of Christ the Saviour celebrated by Archpriest Vladimir Shuvikin, rector of Pererva Seminary and dean of the Moscow representation of the Pererva Monastery of St. Nicholas, and the Moscow clergy.

The meeting opened with a discussion on the document ‘On canonical aspects of the church marriage’. The draft of this document was presented by Archbishop Mark of Berlin and Germany, chairman of the Inter-Council Presence’s commission on canon law.

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