Archpriest Vsevolod Chaplin, deputy Chairman of the Russian Orthodox Church Foreign Relations Department

Vsevolod Chaplin
Arhipriest
 
1968 - Born in Moscow
1985 - Publishing Department, Moscow Patriarchate
1990 - Graduates, Moscow Theological Seminary
1994 - Graduates, Moscow Theological Academy
1990 - Joins the Department for External Church Relations, Moscow Patriarchate
1992 - Ordained priest of the Russian Orthodox Church
2001 - Deputy Chairman, Department for External Church Relations, Moscow Patriarchate
 
On May 17-th the Russian Orthodox Church of Moscow Patriarchate and the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia has signed the Act on Canonical Communion in Christ the Savior Cathedral in Moscow. The two branches of the Church have finally restored their unity in the spiritual dimension. What is the real significance of this event for the Christian world and what were the obstacles on the long way to reunification?  To answer these questions our guest in the studio today is - deputy Chairman of the Russian Orthodox Church Foreign Relations Department, archpriest Vsevolod Chaplin.