SYNOD OF BISHOPS: February 18, 2006
The Church Commissions convene again on February 17
On February 17, having prayed before the Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God, representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia and of the Moscow Patriarchate gathered at Holy Virgin Protection Church in Nyack, NY.
On February 18, the members of the two Commissions prayed during Divine Liturgy at St Sergius Chapel at the Synod of Bishops in New York, after which they continued their meetings in one of the Synod meeting halls. The Commissions will conclude this series of meetings on Monday, February 20.