Russian Orthodox Church
Delegation Will Visit Beijing
English Translation by Nina Tkachuk Dimas

Russian Embassy Garage
formerly the Dormition Church

August 20, 2004 - A delegation from the Russian Orthodox Church, headed by Bishop Mark of Egorevsk, Deputy Chairman of Moscow Patriarchate's Department of External Relations, will be in Beijing from August 21-27 for wide ranging discussions with Chinese authorities regarding problems of the Orthodox Church in China.

During the visit, the delegation anticipates meetings with Orthodox believers in Beijing, episcopal services on the territory of the Russian Embassy in Beijing, and meetings with religious leaders of the PRC.