Wednesday, April 19, 2023

12th Anniversary in the Election of H.H. Rutherford I

By Jean DuBois

FIRENZE-NUOVA ROMA 19 April 2023 (NRom)

Monday, 24 April 2023 is the 12th anniversary in the election of H.H. Rutherford I, Papa-Knyaz and Catholicos of Rome-Ruthenia. The anniversary falls between two important feast days for the Apostolic See of Sts. Stephen and Mark and the Pontifical Imperial State. On Sunday, it is the Feast of Saint George the Martyr and Bringer of Victory, Patron of Ruthenia and name saint of the Catholicos. On Tuesday, it is the Feast of Saint Mark the Evangelist, Patron of the Metrpolitancy of Aquileia. This day also follows shortly after the 2776th Birthday of Rome on Saturday 21 April.