The Procurator of the holy synod called to see him at noon to inquire of him personally, and ascertain what he had seen.
The czar appointed his former tutor as Procurator of the holy synod.
The holy synod gave the desired permission the next year, and appointed Nicolai its first missionary.
"Our traditions are against your understandings," replied the holy synod.
The holy synod is made up of metropolitans, archbishops, a procurator-general and secretaries.
This Tsar, being full of anger against the holy synod, had driven away the man at the head of it.
The holy synod remains the highest ecclesiastical authority.
He, as well as his people, is subject in religious matters to the ecclesiastical authority of the holy synod.
Even Stolypin had been impressed by him, though the holy synod had declared him to be a fraud.
He would only receive five delegates, who read their document in a plenary sitting of the holy synod.