On 25 August 2015, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, met with members of the delegation of the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA), who had come to Russia on a pilgrimage visit. The meeting took place at the DECR…
On 23 August 2015, 12th Sunday after Pentecost, commemoration day of St Sabbas of Storozhi, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Church of the “Joy to All the Afflicted” Icon of the Mother of…
On 19 August 2015, the Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolmask, chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Church of the “Joy to All the Afflicted” Icon of the Mother of God in Bolshaya…
Metropolitan Hilarion meets with director of Tretyakov State Gallery and director of State Museum of History
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR) and rector of the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies (CMI), met with the Tretyakov State Gallery director Ms Z. Tregulova and the State Museum of History director Mr. A. Levykin.
Metropolitan Hilarion welcomed Mr. Lyubinsky to the Synodal institution responsible for international contacts of the Russian Orthodox Church. He shared with the guest his recollections of the time when he had served in Vienna, having noted a high level of cooperation between the Russian Church and the Roman Catholic Church…
Bishop Nestor of Chersonese takes part in celebrations marking 75th anniversary of the foundation of Taizé Community
On 16 August 2015, at the invitation of Brother Alois, prior of the Christian Taizé Community, and upon the blessing of the supreme authority of the Russian Orthodox Church, Bishop Nestor of Chersonese visited Taizé village in Burgundy, France, to take part in the commemorative events marking the 75th anniversary…
On August 9, 2015, the commemoration day of the Protomartyr and Healer Panteleimon, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the church of Our Lady the Joy to All the Afflicted-in-Bolshaya-Ordynka, in Moscow.
On 6 August 2015, the House of Russia-China Cultural Exchange opened at the restored building of the Church of St Alexander Nevsky in the city of Wuhan, China’s Hubei Province. Among those who took part in the opening ceremony were Metropolitan Georgy of Nizhny Novgorod and Arzamas; Mr. Mikhail Babich,…
Clergy and parishioners of St Nicholas Cathedral in New York celebrate the millennium of the blessed demise of the Holy Prince Vladimir, Equal-to-the-Apostles
On 2 August 2015, Bishop John of Naro-Fominsk, administrator of the Patriarchal parishes in the USA, officiated at the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of St Nicholas in New York. That Sunday the parish celebrated the millennium of the blessed demise of the Holy Prince Vladimir, Equal-to-the-Apostles.
Metropolitan Nifon of Târgovişte led a delegation of the Romanian Orthodox Church at the celebrations in Moscow, marking the millennium of the blessed demise of the Holy Prince Vladimir, Equal-to-the-Apostles. On the eve of the commemoration day of the Baptizer of Rus’ the Romanian hierarch gave an interview to the…