Metropolitan Anthony of Volokolamsk meets with Pope Francis of Rome
On August 5, Metropolitan Anthony of Volokolamsk, Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, visited the Vatican at an invitation of Pope Francis of Rome and met at the Apostolic Palace with the head of the Roman Catholic Church.
Metropolitan Anthony of Volokolamsk heads liturgy at Moscow representation of the Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch
On 26th July 2022, on the feast of the Synaxis of the archangel Gabriel, celebrations took place at the metochion of the Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch to mark the patronal feast day. The Divine Liturgy in the Church of the Archangel Gabriel was celebrated by the chairman of the Department of External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate the metropolitan of Volokolamsk Anthony and the representative of the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East to the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia and dean of the metochion the metropolitan of Philippopolis Niphon.
DECR Chairman meets with Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs
On July 11, Metropolitan Anthony of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’ Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with Mr. Sergei Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
The Moscow Theological Academy has announced admissions to an English-speaking online education program.
A hierarch of Serbian Orthodox Church takes part in patronal feast at the Moscow church of Elijah the Prophet in Kitai-Gorod
On July 26, Metropolitan Hilarion of Budapest and Hungary met with Mr. Tristan Azbej, Hungarian State Secretary for Aid to Persecuted Christians.
Remains of Archbishop Theophan (Bystrov), confessor of the Imperial Family, are returned to Russia
On Saturday, July 9, 2022, believers from parishes of the Diocese of Sourozh in Romford, Southgate, Cambridge and some Orthodox residents of Norwich, in total about 40 people, made a joint pilgrimage to the church of St. Peter the Apostle in Bradwell-on-Sea, in Essex.
Secretary of the Diocese of Thailand meets with representative of Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society in Thailand
On July 12, the commemoration day of the holy glorious and all-laudable apostles Peter and Paul, the Metochion of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Moscow celebrated its patronal feast.
DECR chairman meets with representative of Kirche in Not foundation
The chairman of the Shramkovka united territorial community upset the Great Consecration of a new church of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in the Kononovka village of the Cherkassy region in Ukraine, Pravoslavnaya zhizn’ portal reports.
In Volhynia a church in Kiyazh village is transferred to the ‘OCU’ despite the protest of rector and parish
Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia
The Church’s communication with the world external to her is a special but integral part of Orthodox mission. This ministry is not always the direct proclamation of the Word of God. However, it helps millions of people to see Orthodoxy from various viewpoints and also to come to feel the beauty and power of Orthodoxy.