Tallinn - The compound of Tallinn's Orthodox Church of the
Icon of the Joy of All Who Sorrow passed into the ownership of its Russian
Orthodox Church parish under an agreement between the Moscow
Patriarchate-governed Estonian Orthodox Church and the Tallinn mayor's
The document was signed by Kornily, Metropolitan of Tallin and All Estonia, and Mayor Edgar Savisaar, the Estonian Orthodox Church said in a statement.
The mayor's office said the church building had been used for worship services and charitable activities since 2003