Died Archpriest Vsevolod Chaplin
Died rector of St. Theodore the Studite, Archpriest Vsevolod Chaplin. Said about it on Facebook a member of the Public chamber Alexander Pelin.
according to his statement, the priest died after the fact, as he served the divine Liturgy.
"I sat on a bench at the temple, he became ill and he Died," wrote Pelin.
data on the death of Chaplin's confirmed head of the Synodal Department of the Moscow Patriarchate on relations of the Church With society and mass-media Vladimir Legoyda.
"We are not one year worked together, talked a lot, sometimes strongly argued... the Kingdom of heaven!" he wrote in the Telegram.
Archpriest Vsevolod Chaplin was born in 1968. In 1990 graduated from the Moscow theological Seminary, and four years later the Moscow theological Academy.
From 2001 to 2009 he worked as Deputy head of the Department for external Church relations of the Moscow Patriarchate. From 2009 to 2016 was rector of the Church of St. Nicholas on 3 Mountains in the Russian capital. From 2009 to 2015 held a post of the head of the Synodal Department for cooperation of Church and society of the Moscow Patriarchate of the Russian Orthodox Church. By the decree of Patriarch Cyril in 2016 appointed rector of the Church, Theodore the Studite (Smolensk icon of the Mother of God) in the capital of Russia.
Vsevolod Chaplin was awarded both ecclesiastical and secular awards: order of St. Sergius of Radonezh of III degree, the order of Prince Daniel of Moscow II degree, order of friendship, order of Russian Imperial house of St. Anne II degree and other.