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04.12.2016 21:08

Patriarch Kirill meets with Paris Mayor Ms. A. Hidalgo

Patriarch Kirill meets with Paris Mayor Ms. A. Hidalgo On December 4, 2016, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the Mayor of Paris Ms. Anne Hidalgo after the Divine Liturgy at the newly consecrated Cathedral of the Holy Trinity.
04.12.2016 20:00

Patriarch Kirill’s homily after liturgy at Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Paris

Patriarch Kirill’s homily after liturgy at Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Paris On December 4, 2016, the Feast of the Presentation of the Most Holy Mother of God to the Temple, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia consecrated the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Paris and presided over the Divine Liturgy at the newly consecrated church. After the…
04.12.2016 19:45

Patriarch Kirill consecrates Trinity Cathedral in Paris

Patriarch Kirill consecrates Trinity Cathedral in Paris On December 4, 2016, the Feast of the Presentation of the Most Holy Mother of God to the Temple, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia consecrated the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Paris.
04.12.2016 1:19

Patriarch Kirill celebrates at church of Three Hierarchs in Paris

Patriarch Kirill celebrates at church of Three Hierarchs in Paris On December 3, 2016, the eve of the Feast of the Presentation of the Most Holy Mother of God to the Temple, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated the All-Night Vigil Matins at the church of the Three Hierarchs in Paris, the cathedral church of the…
03.12.2016 22:22

Primate of Russian Church visits Orthodox Spiritual and Cultural Centre in Paris

Primate of Russian Church visits Orthodox Spiritual and Cultural Centre in Paris The Orthodox Spiritual and Cultural Centre, designed by architect Jean-Michel Willmotte, consists of four buildings, occupies the area of over four thousand square meters and includes an exhibition centre, a Russian-French school, a concert hall and living quarters.
03.12.2016 16:57

Patriarch Kirill arrives in France

Patriarch Kirill arrives in France On December 3, 2016, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia began his pastoral visit to the diocese of Chersonese.
01.12.2016 18:04

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with participants in the 1st International Conference of choir conductors and singers of the Russian Orthodox Church

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with participants in the 1st International Conference of choir conductors and singers of the Russian Orthodox Church On 1 December 2016, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the participants in the 1st International Conference of choir conductors and singers of the Russian Orthodox Church.
01.12.2016 15:28

Patriarch Kirill attends President Putin’s address to Federal Assembly

Patriarch Kirill attends President Putin’s address to Federal Assembly On December 1, 2016, President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin delivered his annual address to the Federal Assembly at the St. George Hall of the Grand Kremlin Palace.
30.11.2016 20:34

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Chilean ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Chilean ambassador to Russia On November 30, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with Chile’s Ambassador to Russia Juan Eduardo Eguiguren, who is completing his diplomatic mission in Moscow, at the DECR. Taking part in the meeting was also Miguel Palacio, DECR secretariat for…
30.11.2016 18:25

DECR chairman meets with Bulgarian ambassador to Russia

DECR chairman meets with Bulgarian ambassador to Russia On November 30, 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with Bulgaria’s Ambassador to Russia Boiko Kocev, at the DECR.
30.11.2016 18:05

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with newly-appointed Ambassador of Poland to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with newly-appointed Ambassador of Poland to Russia On 30 November 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with H.E. Włodzimierz Marciniak, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Poland to the Russian Federation.
30.11.2016 12:43

Metropolitan Hilarion signs condolence book at Cuba’s Embassy

Metropolitan Hilarion signs condolence book at Cuba’s Embassy On 30 November 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, visited the Embassy of the Republic of Cuba in Moscow and met with Ambassador Emilio Losada Garcia to express condolences over the death of Fidel Castro Ruz.
30.11.2016 6:37

Presidential working group and Russian Orthodox Church’s organizing committee sum up celebrations marking the millennium of Russian monasticism on Mt Athos

Presidential working group and Russian Orthodox Church’s organizing committee sum up celebrations marking the millennium of Russian monasticism on Mt Athos On 29 November 2016, the concluding joint meeting of the Presidential working group for the preparation of the celebrations marking the millennium of the Russian presence on Mt Athos and the Russian Orthodox Church’s organizing committee for the preparation of the celebrations marking the millennium of the Russian monasticism on…
29.11.2016 12:40

Primate of Orthodox Church of Cyprus meets with head of Moscow Patriarchate office for institutions abroad

Primate of Orthodox Church of Cyprus meets with head of Moscow Patriarchate office for institutions abroad On November 28, 2016, Bishop Antoniy of Bogorodsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate office for institutions abroad, met with His Beatitude Chrysostomos II, Archbishop of New Justiniana and All Cyprus, in Nicosia.
28.11.2016 20:38

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with students of Higher Diplomatic Courses

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with students of Higher Diplomatic Courses On November 28, 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR), with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, met with a group of students of the Higher Diplomatic Courses under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Diplomatic…
26.11.2016 16:02

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill expresses condolences over the demise of Fidel Castro Ruz

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill expresses condolences over the demise of Fidel Castro Ruz To General Raul Castro Ruz, Chairman of the State Council and Council of Ministers
26.11.2016 12:15

DECR chairman expresses condolences over the death of Bishop Jeronim of Jegar

DECR chairman expresses condolences over the death of Bishop Jeronim of Jegar Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, has sent a condolence letter to Bishop Irinej of Backa over the demise of Bishop Jeronim of Jegar, a vicar of the Backa diocese of the Serbian Orthodox Church.
25.11.2016 18:30

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with President of the Governorate of Vatican City State

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with President of the Governorate of Vatican City State On 25 November 2016, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with Cardinal Guiseppe Bertello, President of the Governorate of Vatican City State.
25.11.2016 10:58

German edition of Patriarch Kirill’s book ‘Freedom and Responsibility’ presented in Berlin

German edition of Patriarch Kirill’s book ‘Freedom and Responsibility’ presented in Berlin On 24 November 2016, the German edition of a book by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, entitled ‘Freedom and Responsibility: A Search for Harmony – Human Rights and Personal Dignity,’ was presented at the Russian Centre for Science and Culture in Berlin, marking the 70th birthday…
24.11.2016 15:36

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends greetings to Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East on his 75th birthday

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends greetings to Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East on his 75th birthday His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a message of greetings to His Holiness Mar Gewargis III Sliwa, Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East, on his 75th birthday.
24.11.2016 15:33

DECR chairman greets Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East with his 75th birthday

DECR chairman greets Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East with his 75th birthday In his message to Mar Gewargis III Sliwa, Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, congratulated His Holiness on his 75th birthday.
24.11.2016 14:11

Thai version of the Book of Needs comes out

Thai version of the Book of Needs comes out The Thai version of the Book of Needs, Part I, has come out. It has been translated and edited by Orthodox Thais – Archpriest Danay (Daniel) Vanna, Ms. Napatra Aphichataphong and others.
24.11.2016 10:59

Pan-Orthodox Conference on heresies and para-religions held in Greece

Pan-Orthodox Conference on heresies and para-religions held in Greece The 28th Pan-Orthodox Conference of authorized representatives of Local Orthodox Churches and metropolises of the Greek Orthodox Church on heresies and para-religions under the theme ‘Heretical and Occult Ideas of the Human Being and Human Rights’ took place from October 31 to November 2 in Agrinio, Greece.
23.11.2016 10:31

Reception in conclusion of celebration of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s 70th birthday takes place at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour

Reception in conclusion of celebration of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s 70th birthday takes place at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour On 22 November 2016, a festive reception to mark the 70th birthday of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia took place at the Refectory Chamber of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour after the jubilee concert.
23.11.2016 10:18

Concert to mark the 70th birthday of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill takes place at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour

Concert to mark the 70th birthday of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill takes place at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour On 22 November 2016, a gala concert to mark the 70th birthday of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia took place at the Hall of Church Council of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour.
22.11.2016 21:02

Patriarch Kirill meets with delegation of Bulgarian Orthodox Church

Patriarch Kirill meets with delegation of Bulgarian Orthodox Church On November 22, 2016, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with a delegation of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church who participated in the celebrations devoted to his 70th birthday, at the patriarchal residence in the St. Daniel Patriarchal Monastery.
22.11.2016 20:45

Patriarch Kirill meets with delegation of Romanian Orthodox Church

Patriarch Kirill meets with delegation of Romanian Orthodox Church On November 22, 2016, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with a delegation of the Romanian Orthodox Church at the patriarchal residence in the St. Daniel Patriarchal Monastery.
22.11.2016 20:03

Primate of Russian Orthodox Church meets with Cardinal Kurt Koch

Primate of Russian Orthodox Church meets with Cardinal Kurt Koch On 22 November 2016, at the Patriarchal residence in St Daniel’s Monastery, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, Kurt Cardinal Koch.
22.11.2016 17:33

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians On 22 November 2016, at the Patriarchal residence in St Daniel’s Monastery, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians.
22.11.2016 8:01

Patriarch Kirill meets with delegation of Greek Orthodox Church

Patriarch Kirill meets with delegation of Greek Orthodox Church On November 21, 2016, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with a delegation for the Greek Orthodox Church.