Archpriest Vsevolod Chaplin died of a heart attack

the well-Known Moscow priest, Archpriest Vsevolod Chaplin died of a coronary attack.

according to “Interfax”, about it the public was informed a source in medical circles of Moscow.

the spokesman referred to in this preliminary results of the autopsy, stressing that the 51-year-old Chaplin died from acute coronary heart disease, burdened by asthma.

the Priest died 26 January 2020 in the courtyard of the temple Theodore the Studite Nikitsky gate, the Abbot of which he was. According to eyewitnesses, the priest suddenly became ill, he began to choke, fell, and the staff arrived within 15 minutes of the ambulance could only state the death.

a funeral and a farewell to Chaplin will be held in the temple Theodore the Studite Nikitsky gate on January 29.

the Priest was born 31 March 1968 in Moscow in the family of a Soviet scientist, Professor Anatoly Chaplin. In 1990 graduated from the Moscow theological Seminary, in 1994 the Moscow theological Academy. April 21, 1991 was ordained deacon, January 7, 1992 — to the dignity of presbyter. In 1999, Vsevolod Chaplin was elevated to the rank of Archpriest.

In 2009-2015 was Chairman of the Synodal Department for Church and society of the Moscow Patriarchate of the Russian Orthodox Church.