Head of Orthodox Church in Czech Lands and Slovakia visits St. Sergius’ Laura of the Trinity and Moscow Theological Academy
His Beatitude Christopher, Metropolitan of the Czech Lands and Slovakia, visited St. Sergius' Laura of the Trinity and the Moscow Theological Academy on 13 August.
According to the MTA press service, Metropolitan Christopher was welcomed by Archbishop Yevgeny of Vereya, MTA rector, and Bishop Feognost of Sergiev Posad, father superior of the Laura. His Beatitude said a prayer at the shrine of St. Sergius of Radonezh, the founder of the Laura, and was invited to a reception given in his honour. The head of the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia is in Russia on a pilgrimage. During his previous visits, he never failed to come to the Laura and the Academy, his alma mater.