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Moscow, November 22, Interfax – Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia consecrated the Patriarchal Chambers in the Moscow Kremlin located on the ground floor of the Granovitaya Palata (Russian for the Faceted Chamber – IF).

“The chambers are given to the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia for use by President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev and after restoration works are resumed they will be used for conducting official events with the Primate of the Russian Church, talks, receptions,” the patriarchal press service reports.

Representatives of local Orthodox Churches who arrived in Moscow to celebrate Patriarch Kirill’s 65th birthday have become the first visitors of the Patriarchal chambers.

Head of the patriarchal press service Archpriest Vladimir Vigilyansky told Interfax-Religion that the Patriarchal chambers in the Kremlin would become the Patriarch’s residence.

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