On 26 November 2015, the 4th Forum held within the framework of the All-Russian Programme “The Sanctity of Motherhood” began its work in the capital of Tatarstan.
On 26-27 November 2015, the 4th Forum held within the framework of the All-Russian Programme “The Sanctity of Motherhood” on the theme “The Centuries-Old Family Traditions as the Foundation of Russia’s Future” takes place in the capital of Tatarstan. The meeting is sponsored by St Andrew the First-Called Foundation and…
On November 26, an International Forum on ‘The Role of Public Diplomacy in the Development of International Humanitarian Cooperation’ dedicated to the 90th anniversary of ‘Rossotrudnichestvo’ was held at the President Hotel in Moscow.
The compatriots who found refuge on the Island of Tubabao in 1949-51 were commemorated in the Philippines on 15-18 November 2015. The Russian refugees came from China under the guidance of Bishop John of Shanghai.
On November 24, 2015, the presentation of the book ‘A Servant of God’ devoted to the life and work of His Holiness Iliya II, Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, took place at the St. Tikhon Orthodox University of the Humanities (STOUH).
A presentation of ‘Orthodox Encyclopedia’ took place at the 60th International Book Fair in Belgrade as part of the events devoted to the publishing work of the Russian Orthodox Church. A meeting with the authors of the edition took place on October 30.
The seminar took place in the framework of partnership signed by the WCC and the UNICEF on September 18, 2015.
On November 23, 2015, the Organizing Committee of the Days of Russia met for its regular session at the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR) to consider religious events to be held abroad.
On 23 November 2015, a regular session of the Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church began its work at the Hall of the Supreme Church Council at the Church of Christ the Saviour in Moscow under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
KIRILL, PATRIARCH OF MOSCOW AND ALL RUSSIA
The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church sent the following greetings to His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem with the 10th anniversary of his enthronement.
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, congratulates His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem with the 10th anniversary of his enthronement.
On 20 November 2015, the International Research and Application Conference, “Prince Vladimir. Choice of Civilization,” completed its work.
On November 20, 2015, the Federation Council and the State Duma met for a joint meeting to deal with problems of terrorism, at the Column Hall in Moscow.
On November 20, 2015, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR), addressed the united session of the Federation Council and the State Duma devoted to problems involved in the struggle against terrorism.
On November 19, 2015, the 3d International Patristic Theological Conference was opened at the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies (CMI) under the theme ‘St. John Cassian and the Monastic Tradition of Christian East and West’.
Report of Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, Chairman of the Department of External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, Rector of the Ss. Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies, Chairman of the Biblical-Theological Commission, at the Conference on “St. John Cassian and the Monastic Tradition of Christian East and West”
On November 19, 2015, the international conference on ‘Prince Vladimir. Choice of Civilization’ held its first plenary session at the assembly hall of the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies (CMI).
On 19 November 2015, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church relations (DECR), met with His Excellency Gobran Bassil, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lebanese Republic.
On 18 November 2015, a round table on Prince Vladimir and Russia’s Civilization Choice took place at Ss Cyril and Methodius Theological Institute of Postgraduate Studies.
The International research and practical conference, “Prince Vladimir. Choice of Civilization” opened at the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies in Moscow on November 18, 2015. His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia presided at the opening ceremony.
Metropolitan Nikolai of Ahalkalaki and Kumurdoi, the Georgian Orthodox Church, currently on a visit to Moscow attended the 3rd Readings ‘Russia-Georgia. Dialogue of Cultures” sponsored by the Andrei Rublev Central Museum of Ancient Russian Culture and Art.
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin visited the Patriarchal Metochion of the Holy Martyrs of Chernigov in Moscow.
Metropolitan Hilarion wrote the entry in the Book of Condolence for the victims of the terror attacks in Paris.
Memorial services for the victims of terrorist attacks in Paris were conducted in Orthodox churches in France the next morning after the perpetration.
Archpriest Vitaly Tarasjev, rector of the representation of the Russian Orthodox Church in Belgrade, celebrated requiem service for the Russian soldiers killed in World War I.
(Russian) 15 ноября 2015 года, в неделю 24-ю по Пятидесятнице, епископ Корсунский Нестор совершил Божественную Литургию в Трехсвятительском кафедральном храме в Париже.
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russian has expressed to President of the Republic of France Francois Hollande his condolences over the series of terrorist actions committed in Paris on November 13-14, 2015, in which hundreds of people have been killed and wounded.
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia extended condolences to Mr. Nabih Berri, Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies of the Republic of Lebanon, over the death of people as a result of a terrorist attack in Burj el-Barajneh neighbourhood of Beirut.
On 13 November 2015, His Holiness Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, Primate of the Syriac Orthodox Church, completed his visit to Russia.