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19.01.2021 21:18

Feast of the Baptism of the Lord celebrated in Jerusalem

Feast of the Baptism of the Lord celebrated in Jerusalem On January 19, 2021, the feast of the Holy Theophany - the Baptism of the Lord God and our Saviour Jesus Christ, His Beatitude Theophilos III, Patriarch of the Holy City of Jerusalem, led the solemn divine services at the Church of the Lord’s Sepulcher.
19.01.2021 20:21

The Epiphany is celebrated at the Russian Orthodox Church Representation in Damascus

The Epiphany is celebrated at the Russian Orthodox Church Representation in Damascus On 19th January 2021, the feast of the Epiphany of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, hegumen Arseny (Sokolov), representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, celebrated the Divine Liturgy and the Great Blessing of the Waters at the…
18.01.2021 20:31

DECR chairman meets with chairman of Palestinian Civil Affairs Committee

DECR chairman meets with chairman of Palestinian Civil Affairs Committee On January 18, 2021, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, the head of the DECR, met with the chairman of the Palestinian Civil Affairs Committee of the Palestinian National Authority (in the rank of minister) Mr. Hussain ash-Sheikh, at the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR).
09.01.2021 22:48

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over passenger plane crash in the Java Sea

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over passenger plane crash in the Java Sea His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed condolences to the President of the Republic of Indonesia, Mr. Joko Widodo, over the Sriwijaya Air passenger plane crash in the Java Sea near Jakarta.
08.01.2021 14:00

Representatives of Russian Ecclesiastical Mission congratulate Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem on the Nativity of Christ

Representatives of Russian Ecclesiastical Mission congratulate Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem on the Nativity of Christ On January 8, Archimandrite Alexander and members of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission attended a traditional reception given at the Great Hall of the Throne of the Patriarchate of Jerusalem along with the Consul General of Greece in Jerusalem Evangelos Vlioras, hierarchs of the Orthodox Church of Jerusalem and clerics of…
07.01.2021 15:37

Patriarch Kirill Gives Christmas Interview to Rossia TV

Patriarch Kirill Gives Christmas Interview to Rossia TV On 7th January 2021 on the feast of Christ’s Nativity Rossia TV channel broadcast the traditional Christmas interview of His Holiness the Patriarch of Moscow and All Rus Kirill.
06.01.2021 12:45

Christmas Message by Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia

Christmas Message by Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia to the Archpastors, Pastors, Deacons, Monastics and All the Faithful Children of the Russian Orthodox Church
29.12.2020 18:20

Bishops’ Council of the Russian Orthodox Church to take place in November 2021

Bishops’ Council of the Russian Orthodox Church to take place in November 2021 During the session held on 29th December 2020, the Holy Synod members discussed an issue of convening the Bishops’ Council of the Russian Orthodox Church in 2021 (Minutes No. 103).
29.12.2020 13:21

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs Holy Synod’s last session in 2020

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs Holy Synod’s last session in 2020 The Primate of the Russian Church participated in the Holy Synod’s session remotely, from the Patriarchal residence in Peredelkino. His Holiness was in the hall where the Holy Synod had historically held its sessions.
22.12.2020 20:09

DECR chairman speaks at on-line conference in defence of African Christians

DECR chairman speaks at on-line conference in defence of African Christians On 22nd December 2020, on the initiative of the Russian Orthodox Church and the Russian Association for Protection of Religious Freedom, an online conference on the Plight of Christians in Africa took place at the venue of Rossiya Segodnya Media Group.