Metropolitan Savva of Warsaw and All Poland: We are unpleasantly surprised by the fact that Orthodox parishes are captured by force in Ukraine
During the meeting, which took place on October 1, 2015, at the metropolitan’s residence, Archpriest Nikolay informed His Beatitude about the present situation concerning the rights of the UOC faithful as some local councils have adopted discriminative decisions with regard to the UOC and its churches have been captured.
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends message to Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana and All Albania regarding the destruction of Orthodox church in Dhërmi village
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a letter to the Primate of the Albanian Orthodox Church, His Beatitude Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana and All Albania, concerning the destruction of the Church of St Athanasius in the village of Dhërmi and the attack on Rev. Christos Pappas,…
Celebrations in the metropolia of Priamurye marking the millennium of the blessed demise of the Holy Prince Vladimir, Equal-to-the-Apostles, are concluded
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, who was on his visit to Khabarovsk with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of the Holy Transfiguration in Khabarovsk.
Celebrations to mark the centenary of the demise of St Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostles begin in Khabarovsk
On September 24, 2015, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR) arrived in Khabarovsk for participation, in his capacity as permanent member of the Holy Synod, in the diocesan…
DECR chairman expresses condolences to Secretary General of Organization of the Islamic Cooperation over the tragedy in Mecca
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a message of condolences to Mr. Iyad Ameen Madani, Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation, over the tragedy in Mecca, as the result of which hundreds of people had died and been…
On 23 September 2015, a new complex of the Moscow Cathedral Mosque was officially opened after a large-scale reconstruction. With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, representing the Russian Orthodox Church at the opening ceremony was Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Department…
Presentation of Italian edition of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s book “A Pastor’s Word” takes place in Vatican
On 18 September 2015, the presentation of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s book “A Pastor’s Word. God and Man. History of Salvation” took place at the German College in the Vatican. The book was published in the Italian language by Accademia “Sapientia et Scientia” in collaboration with the Publishing House of…