On the 16th of October training courses for mass media and religious publications representatives of the Metropolis of Moldova were launched in the Conferences room of the Metropolitan Administration. The courses are held by the Synodal Department of Information of the Russian Orthodox Church. The trainees are representatives of Dioceses of Chisinau, Cahul and Comrat, Tiraspol and Dubasari, Ungheni and Nisporeni, Balti and Falesti, Edinet and Briceni.
Before starting the event, all participants united for a joint prayer at the Meeting of the Lord Church at MoldovaStateUniversity.
The first training session was delivered by the Chairman of the Synodal Department of Information, Mr. Vladimir Legoida, who talked to the participants about contemporary information activity of the Russian Orthodox Church, and then answered questions of the audience.
The course will last three days, during which the members of the SDI and lectors of the Russian Orthodox University will lecture on basic communication theory, work with new media, principles of diocesan web-sites activity, media planning and diocesan relations with laic press.