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19.04.2014 15:13

PASCHAL MESSAGE by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia

PASCHAL MESSAGE by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia
to the Archpastors, Pastors, Deacons, Monastics and All the Faithful Children of the Russian Orthodox Church
16.04.2014 15:03

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts in Barcelona

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts in Barcelona
He was assisted Hegumen Seraphim (Pavlov), rector of the church, Hieromonk Stephan (Igumnov), DECR secretary for inter-Christian relations, and the parish clergy.
16.04.2014 13:31

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk sends message of greeting to Primate elect of the Syriac Orthodox Church

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk sends message of greeting to Primate elect of the Syriac Orthodox Church
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, congratulated His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II on his election to the throne of Primate of the Syriac Orthodox Church.
15.04.2014 9:50

DECR chairman meets with Catholic Archbishop of Madrid

DECR chairman meets with Catholic Archbishop of Madrid
On April 14, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), currently in Spain with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, visited the Santa Maria la Real de La Almudena Cathedral in Madrid.
14.04.2014 17:02

Union of Orthodox Women of Ukraine holds a forum in Dnepropetrovsk

Union of Orthodox Women of Ukraine holds a forum in Dnepropetrovsk
Over 500 leaders and activists of much public organization throughout Ukraine took part in the forum, which was opened by Metropolitan Iriney of Dnepropetrovsk and Pavlograd.
16.04.2014 15:06

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Catholic Archbishop of Barcelona

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Catholic Archbishop of Barcelona
They discussed a wide range of issues concerning cooperation between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church in Catalonia, especially in cultural and educational areas.
16.04.2014 13:32

Patriarch Kirill’s greeting to Patriarch elect Ignatius Aphrem II of the Syriac Orthodox Church

Patriarch Kirill’s greeting to Patriarch elect Ignatius Aphrem II of the Syriac Orthodox Church
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a message to His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, congratulating him on the election as Primate of the Syriac Orthodox Church.
15.04.2014 13:02

DECR chairman expresses condolences to the Chaldean Catholic Patriarch of Babylon over demise of his predecessor

DECR chairman expresses condolences to the Chaldean Catholic Patriarch of Babylon over demise of his predecessor
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent the following condolences to His Beatitude Mar Louis Raphaël I Sako over the demise of his predecessor, His Beatitude Patriarch Emeritus Emmanuel III Cardinal Delly
15.04.2014 9:34

Spanish version of Patriarch Kirill’s book ‘Freedom and Responsibility. In Search of Harmony’ is presented in Madrid

Spanish version of Patriarch Kirill’s book ‘Freedom and Responsibility. In Search of Harmony’ is presented in Madrid
The DECR chairman noted that both the Spaniards and the Russian are characterized by a strong religious feeling. Both nations have similar mentality and perception of the world, and therefore we hope that the Spanish readers will be interested in the presented book.
13.04.2014 23:47

On the Day of Lord’s Entry into Jerusalem, Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Divine Liturgy in Spanish capital

On the Day of Lord’s Entry into Jerusalem, Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Divine Liturgy in Spanish capital
On April 13, 2014, the Day of the Lord’s Entry into Jerusalem, Metropolitan Hilarion celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Russian Orthodox church of St. Mary Magdalene in Madrid. Among numerous worshippers were Russian Ambassador Yu. Korchagin and his wife.