2017-06-30 12:13:00

Head of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia will carry out a pilgrimage to Russia's shrines

New York, June 30, Interfax - Delegation of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia headed by its first hierarch Metropolitan Hilarion will conduct a pilgrimage to holy sites in Russia.

The trip is timed to the hundredth anniversary of the Russian revolution and the tenth anniversary of uniting with the Moscow Patriarchate, the ROCOR press service reports.

The believers will visit dozens of holy places in different regions of Russia.

They will venerate the shrines of Moscow, Murom, Pereslavl-Zalessky, Ryazan, Crimea and visit the Holy Trinity - St. Sergius Lavra, the Optina Hermitage and the Vyshenskaya Hermitage.