Primate of the Orthodox Church in America arrives in Moscow

His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon of All America and Canada arrived in Moscow on January 30, 2019. Meeting His Beatitude at Sheremetyevo airport were Metropolitan Ignaty of Vologda and Kirillov, Bishop Matfei of Sourozh, Archpriest Igor Yakimchuk, DECR secretary for inter-Orthodox relations, and Mr. Dmitry Petrovsky, a DECR staff member.

The delegation accompanying His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon consists of Bishop Daniel of Santa Rosa, auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of San Francisco and Western America; Archpriest Alexander Rentel, chancellor of the Orthodox Church in America; Archpriest Daniel Andrejuk, representative of the Orthodox Church in America (OCA) to the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia; archdeacon Joseph Matusiak, secretary of the OCA Primate; Ms Melanie Ringa, the OCA treasurer; and subdeacon Roman Ostash, assistant to the OCA Primate.