Commemoration of five year anniversary of Metropolitan Laurus’ repose

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Commemoration of five year anniversary of Metropolitan Laurus' repose

Metropolitan Hilarion, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, presided yesterday at the Panihida memorial service for his predecessor Metropolitan Laurus at Holy Trinity seminary Cathedral near Jordanville, NY. Along with the Moscow Patriarch Alexey II, Met. Laurus worked for the 2007 reunification of the Russian Orthodox Church after a painful separation dating to the Soviet years of persecution. Here is an article from the ROCOR website with additional information on the memorial service.

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