NEW YORK: September 10, 2012
The Primate of the Russian Church Abroad Meets with Compatriots

On September 4, 2012, the Consulate General of the Russian Federation hosted an official reception with the participation of members of the Conference of International Cooperation of the Council of Russian Compatriots Abroad, Mr Igor Golubovsky, Consul General of the Russian Federation in New York, and Mr Vitaly Churkin, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations.

Also participating in the meeting were His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia; His Eminence Archbishop Justinian, Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA; His Grace Bishop Jerome of Manhattan and other clergymen of both jurisdictions.

Press Service of the Department of External Church Relations