Vsevolod Chaplin dismissed from office

Vsevolod Chaplin dismissed from office

Archpriest Vsevolod Chaplin has been dismissed from the post of Chairman of the Synodal Department for the Russian Orthodox Church and society. This decision was made by the Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church, a source in the Synod reports.

According to Interfax, Vsevolod Chaplin didn’t comment on the information.

Chaplin's dismissal is part of a reform of internal structures. Today the Synod established the Synod department on Church relations with society and mass media by means of a merger of the Synodal Information Department and the Synodal Department for Church and Society.