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On Thursday evening, November 3, at the invitation of the Consul General of the Russian Federation in New York, Igor Leonidovich Golubovsky, the Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA, His Grace Bishop John of Naro-Fominsk attended a reception in honor of the Russian civil holiday, “Day of National Unity” celebrated each year jointly since 2005 on the feast of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God (November 4). 

Also attending the reception was the Vicar Bishop of the Eastern American Diocese of ROCOR, His Grace Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, clergy of the Russian Orthodox Church and representatives of other secular organizations.