Condolences of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill on the death of the Indonesian Christian leader Bishop Soritua Nababan
Holy Synod members commemorate Patriarch Irinej of Serbia and late archpastors of Russian Church
On May 8, 2021, the Saturday of the Bright Week, the feast of the Holy Apostle and Evangelist Mark, a group of the faithful of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church led by the chairman of its Synodal Department for the Youth, Archbishop Jonah of Obukhov, and Archpriest Vladimir Tukalo, visited the diocese of Bač of the Serbian Orthodox Church.
Memory of the fallen of Great Patriotic War honoured in Holy Land
The representation of the Russian Orthodox Church in Damascus began to celebrate the Radiant Resurrection of Christ with a procession with the cross on May 2, 2021. The Paschal liturgy was celebrated by Hegumen Arseny (Sokolov), representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to the Patriarchal See of Antioch.
Order of Paschal liturgy published in Khmer language
In one of the cities in the state of Illinois, it was approved for the first time in the USA’s history to pay reparations to those who will prove that someone from their ancestors was a plantation slave: they will be allocated 25 thousand dollars each. In connection with the decision of local authorities, U.S. President Joe Biden stated that ‘there can be no realization of the American dream without grappling with the original sin of slavery’.
Patriarch Bartholomew hides the truth
The widespread myths about inter-Christian dialogue and contacts with representatives of other religions have been refuted by the head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk in his answer to one of the questions that came to the website of the TV program ‘Church and World’.
Holy Synod points out canonical imperfection in the consecration of a hierarch of the Patriarchate of Constantinople with the participation of a schismatic
Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate's Department for External Church Relations, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, sent a message to Cardinal Kurt Koch, President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, expressing his condolences on the death of Cardinal Edward Cassidy, who previously served as head of this Council.
Metropolitan Hilarion: actions of a politician must not come into conflict with his religious convictions
Metropolitan Timothy of Vostra
How the Greek intelligentsia sought the path towards Orthodoxy in the twentieth century.
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.
Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate DECR – Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk
The Department for External Church Relations (DECR) carries out an important service standing on the front lines of our Church, defending these boundaries and entering into dialogue with all well-wishers and not only well-wishers. Dialogue is necessary, in the first place, for the defense of our Church so that she may continue carrying out her salvific ministry.