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21.03.2020 20:30

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill approves texts of prayerful supplications in view of the spreading coronavirus infection

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill approves texts of prayerful supplications in view of the spreading coronavirus infection His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia approved texts of prayerful supplications in view of the threat of the spreading coronavirus infection.
19.03.2020 18:45

Ukrainian Orthodox Church Holy Synod meets at Kiev Laura of the Caves

Ukrainian Orthodox Church Holy Synod meets at Kiev Laura of the Caves On 18 March 2020, the Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church met at the Kiev Pechersk Monastery of the Dormition. The session was chaired by His Beatitude Onufriy, Metropolitan of Kiev and All Ukraine.
19.03.2020 16:13

Divine services resumed at Holy Trinity Church in Pyongyang

Divine services resumed at Holy Trinity Church in Pyongyang On 15th March 2020, Second Sunday of Lent, divine services were resumed at the Church of the Holy Trinity in Pyongyang after a break caused by the anti-epidemic quarantine.
17.03.2020 17:54

Cleric of Russian Orthodox Church celebrates Liturgy in Namibian capital city

Cleric of Russian Orthodox Church celebrates Liturgy in Namibian capital city On March 14, 2020, the Saturday of the 2nd Week of the Great Lent, the rector of the St. Sergius of Radonezh church in Johannesburg, South Africa, Archpriest Daniel Lugovoy, celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the Namibian capital city of Windhoek.
17.03.2020 16:15

Instructions to rectors of parishes and monasteries’ town churches, abbots and abbesses of the monasteries of the Russian Orthodox Church over the threat of spreading coronavirus infection

Instructions to rectors of parishes and monasteries’ town churches, abbots and abbesses of the monasteries of the Russian Orthodox Church over the threat of spreading coronavirus infection The document has been approved by the Holy Synod decision of 17 March 2020 (Minutes No. 30)
16.03.2020 15:57

Representative of Department for External Church Relations attends Chiara Lubich memorial evening

Representative of Department for External Church Relations attends Chiara Lubich memorial evening On March 14, 2020, the Rudomino Library for Foreign Literature held a memorial evening devoted to the centenary birthday of Chiara Lubich (1920-2008), the founder of the Focolare Movement.
14.03.2020 12:51

Representative of Russian Orthodox Church visits Theological Academy of Syrian Orthodox Church

Representative of Russian Orthodox Church visits Theological Academy of Syrian Orthodox Church On 13 March 2010, Hegumen Arseny (Sokolov), representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, visited the Theological seminary of the Syriac Orthodox Church in Saiddnaya, Syria.
13.03.2020 12:38

DECR chairman meets with Ambassador of the Republic of Singapore to the Russian Federation

DECR chairman meets with Ambassador of the Republic of Singapore to the Russian Federation On 13 March 2010, Metropolitan Hilarion, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with H.E. Sadasivan Premjith, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Singapore to the Russian Federation.
11.03.2020 20:00

Patriarchal Exarch for South-East Asia meets with Indonesia’s minister of religious affairs

Patriarchal Exarch for South-East Asia meets with Indonesia’s minister of religious affairs On 11 March 2020, Metropolitan Sergiy of Singapore and South-East Asia, Patriarchal Exarch for South-East Asia, met with the Indonesian Minister of Religious Affairs, Mr. Fahrul Razi.
11.03.2020 16:33

Working group on cooperation between Russian Orthodox Church and Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland meets in Helsinki

Working group on cooperation between Russian Orthodox Church and Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland meets in Helsinki On 9 March 2020, the Working Group for cooperation between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland, established by the Holy Synod decision of 6 October 2017, met in Helsinki.