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30.11.2020 13:17

Metropolitan Hilarion: Europe is increasingly turning into an anti-Christian region

Metropolitan Hilarion: Europe is increasingly turning into an anti-Christian region The Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk has commented on the statistical data showing that the level of oppression and persecution of Christians in the world and the recently recorded number of anti-Christian hate crimes in Europe have been increasing.
23.11.2020 21:40

Metropolitan Hilarion: For the Patriarch the prayerful support of the whole Church is important

Metropolitan Hilarion: For the Patriarch the prayerful support of the whole Church is important On 21st November 2020 on the The Church and The World TV programme which comes out on Rossia-24 on Saturdays and Sundays, the chairman of the Department of External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate the metropolitan of Volokolamsk Hilarion answered questions put by the channel’s presenter Yekaterina Gracheva.
22.11.2020 20:27

Metropolitan of Volokolamsk Hilarion Attends the Funeral of His Holiness Irinej Patriarch of Serbia

Metropolitan of Volokolamsk Hilarion Attends the Funeral of His Holiness Irinej Patriarch of Serbia On 22nd November 2020 the divine liturgy and funeral took place in the Church of St. Sava in Belgrade of His Holiness Irinej Patriarch of Serbia (1930 – 2020), who died on 20th November.
22.11.2020 15:16

Metropolitan Hilarion: “Christians in Europe are feeling themselves to be a discriminated against minority”

Metropolitan Hilarion: “Christians in Europe are feeling themselves to be a discriminated against minority” “For many years the leaderships of the countries of Europe have been combatting so-called Islamophobia and antisemitism, while at the same time they forget that for along time now in Europe there is such a thing as Christianophobia, and that the passing over in silence of the Christian tradition, the…
21.11.2020 12:59

Vladimir Putin sends his condolences on the demise of His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia

Vladimir Putin sends his condolences on the demise of His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his condolences on the demise of His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia in a telegram sent to the President of the Republic of Serbia Aleksandar Vučić.
20.11.2020 21:37

Holy Synod takes a number of decisions concerning external relations of the Russian Orthodox Church

Holy Synod takes a number of decisions concerning external relations of the Russian Orthodox Church During its session held on 20th November 2020 under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church took a number of decisions pertaining to the external activities of the Russian Orthodox Church.
20.11.2020 20:32

Holy Synod states the impossibility of Eucharistic communion with Archbishop Chrysostomos of Cyprus

Holy Synod states the impossibility of Eucharistic communion with Archbishop Chrysostomos of Cyprus On 20th November 2020, during its session, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church considered the consequences that ensued from the commemoration by the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus of the schismatic structure acting in Ukraine (Minutes No. 77).
20.11.2020 17:06

Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church holds online session

Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church holds online session On 20th November 2020, the Holy Session of the Russian Orthodox Church held its session under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
20.11.2020 14:08

Synodal Department for charity helps victims of typhoon in the Philippines

Synodal Department for charity helps victims of typhoon in the Philippines The Synodal Department for church charity and social ministry has transferred $5,000 to support the victims of typhoon in the Philippines. The main part will be distributed on the most affected island of Luzon where over 1,7 million people have suffered from the Ulysses typhoon.
19.11.2020 19:22

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates on commemoration day of St. Varlaam of Khutyn at the church of ‘Joy to All the Afflicted’ icon of the Mother of God

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates on commemoration day of St. Varlaam of Khutyn at the church of ‘Joy to All the Afflicted’ icon of the Mother of God On 19th November 2020, the commemoration day of St. Varlaam of Khutyn and of the holy martyr Konstantin Lyubomudrov, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated in the church ‘Joy to All the Afflicted’ icon of the Mother of God on Bolshaya Ordynka by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow…