MOSCOW: October 30, 2014
Sretensky Monastery in Moscow Hosts a Meeting of the Inter-Council Presence on Church Law
On October 28, 2014, Sretensky Stavropegial Monastery in Moscow hosted a regular meeting of the Inter-Council Presence of the Russian Orthodox Church on Church Law.
His Eminence Archbishop Mark of Berlin and Germany presided.
Discussed were the following documents: �On Lenten Discipline� (Priest Ioann Miroliub) and �Principles of the Interpretation of Canon Law" (Protopriest Vladislav Tsypin).
Presenting on the topic �The Codification of Sources of Church Law� was the Sergei Leonidovich Kravets, Director of the Ecclesiastical Sciences Center �Pravoslavnaja entsiklopedija� [Orthodox Encyclopedia].
The committee deliberated on the resolution of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia regarding the draft document entitled �Formalizing the Practice of Matrimonial Services (Including Subsequent Marriages)� previously presented to the Editorial Commission of the Inter-Council Presence of the Russian Orthodox Church.
The next meeting of the committee will be held on January 28, 2015.