The aircraft of Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia cannot land in Orel because of fog. This is reported by TASS with reference to Metropolitan Tikhon of Orel and Blkhovsky.
According to him, the arrival of Patriarch Kirill is expected in Orel. There he must take part in the consecration of the church of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God.
Metropolitan Tikhon noted that parishioners and representatives of the clergy will pray for the health of the patriarch and his successful landing.
Earlier it was reported that Patriarch Kirill held a sermon in the Moscow Cathedral of Christ the Savior. The event was organized in honor of the Feast of the Intercession of the Most Holy Theotokos.