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Russian Orthodox celebrate 300 years in China

 

HONG KONG (SE): The Russian Orthodox Mission in China commemorated its 300th anniversary of mission to the Middle Kingdom on December 6 and 7, beginning with an early morning Hierarchical Divine Liturgy at Ss. Peter and Paul parish in Hong Kong, presided over by Bishop Ephraim, from Bikin, the provost of the Khabarovsk Theological Seminary in Russia.

Orthodox.cn reported that this was the first hierarchal service in Hong Kong since a visit to the parish by Bishop Yuvenaly of Zaraisk in 1968.

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