How to use Google News for Russian Orthodox church’s social media page
RUSSIA – Russian Orthodox church has posted a picture of its social media accounts on its Facebook page, the first of a number of similar posts it is making in an effort to boost the visibility of the church and its teachings on issues such as atheism and gay marriage.
On Wednesday, the church’s church bulletin published an image of its Facebook account and said that it has been made aware of the issue.
In the picture, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, is holding a microphone in his left hand and is standing behind a group of clergymen.
The post also stated that the church was in contact with authorities to help them deal with the problem.
However, on Thursday morning, the picture was taken down, and the post was replaced with the following statement:The picture has been removed, according to an article on the church bulletin’s official website.
ROME – Pope Francis, who will visit St. Petersburg in his upcoming visit, will be the first Russian pontiff to visit the city.
The Vatican said in a statement on Wednesday that Francis will visit the church during a three-day visit beginning Sunday.
Russian officials have said that Francis’ visit will include a visit to the city’s historic church, the Moscow Patriarchate, as well as a visit by other religious figures.