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17.10.2019 15:30

Statement of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church

Statement of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church On 17th October 2019, during a session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church, a statement was adopted concerning the situation that arose in the Greek Orthodox Church after it convened on 12th October 2019 the extraordinary Council of Hierarchs on the Ukrainian church issue (Minutes No. 125).
17.10.2019 12:12

Patriarch Kirill chairs the Holy Synod extraordinary session

Patriarch Kirill chairs the Holy Synod extraordinary session On October 17, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia chaired the extraordinary session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church held at the Patriarchal and Synodal residence in Danilov Monastery in Moscow.
15.10.2019 19:14

Primate of the Russian Church performs the memorial service at Metropolitan Nikodim (Rotov)’s grave

Primate of the Russian Church performs the memorial service at Metropolitan Nikodim (Rotov)’s grave Patriarch Kirill laid a wreath at the grave and said the Office for the Dead.
15.10.2019 15:12

Metropolitan Hilarion: The rupture with Constantinople has not damaged either the Russian or the Ukrainian Church

Metropolitan Hilarion: The rupture with Constantinople has not damaged either the Russian or the Ukrainian Church The chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, gave an interview to the TASS News Agency
14.10.2019 22:44

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with President of Swiss Council of States

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with President of Swiss Council of States On 14th October 2019, at the Patriarchal and Synodal residence in St. Daniel’s Stavropegic Monastery in Moscow, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with Mr. Jean-René Fournier, President of the Council of States of the Swiss Confederation.
14.10.2019 9:21

Celebrations marking 30th anniversary of glorification of Patriarch Tikhon take place at Saint Nicholas Patriarchal Cathedral in New York

Celebrations marking 30th anniversary of glorification of Patriarch Tikhon take place at Saint Nicholas Patriarchal Cathedral in New York On 9th October 2019, commemoration day of the Holy Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian and the 30th anniversary of glorification of St. Tikhon the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, clerics of Saint Nicholas Patriarchal Cathedral in New York, USA, celebrated the Divine Liturgy.
12.10.2019 10:56

Annual session of the ‘Dialogue of Civilizations’ Rhodes Forum takes place in Greece

Annual session of the ‘Dialogue of Civilizations’ Rhodes Forum takes place in Greece Taking part in the session were prominent representatives of different states, politicians, scientists, businessmen and journalists who discussed various forms of dialogue among nations and cultures with the purpose of facilitating peaceful development, prosperity and stability.
11.10.2019 12:45

Metropolitan Hilarion completes his visit to Bulgaria

Metropolitan Hilarion completes his visit to Bulgaria He visited the Church of St. Paraskeva and met and talked with Metropolitan Ignatij of Pleven.
10.10.2019 23:58

Metropolitan Hilarion takes part in theological conference at Veliko Tarnovo

Metropolitan Hilarion takes part in theological conference at Veliko Tarnovo On October 10 2019, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, currently on a visit to Bulgaria with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, visited Veliko Tarnovo, the old capital of the country.
10.10.2019 19:13

Metropolitan Hilarion begins his visit to Bulgaria

Metropolitan Hilarion begins his visit to Bulgaria On 9 October 2019, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), arrived in Bulgaria with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and at the invitation of the University of Veliko Tarnovo.