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19.02.2017 13:00

Metropolitan Hilarion sends message of greetings to Archbishop Leo of Karelia and All Finland on his Name Day

Metropolitan Hilarion sends message of greetings to Archbishop Leo of Karelia and All Finland on his Name Day Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, greeted Archbishop Leo of Karelia and All Finland with his Name Day.
18.02.2017 22:31

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk attends opening of an exhibition “In memory of those who laid down their lives for the faith of Christ”

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk attends opening of an exhibition “In memory of those who laid down their lives for the faith of Christ” On 18 February 2017, he conference ‘February. Tragedy. The Lessons of History. 1917” being over, an exhibition “In memory of those who laid down their lives for the faith of Christ’ was opened at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow…
18.02.2017 21:34

Conference time to the centenary of the February Revolution takes place at the Hall of Church Councils of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour

Conference time to the centenary of the February Revolution takes place at the Hall of Church Councils of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour On 18 February 2017, a conference “February. Tragedy. The Lessons of History. 2017” was held at the Hall of Church Councils of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour.
18.02.2017 13:02

Patriarchal greetings to Archbishop Leo of Karelia and All Finland with his Name Day

Patriarchal greetings to Archbishop Leo of Karelia and All Finland with his Name Day His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a message of greetings to Archbishop Leo of Karelia and All Finland on his Name Day.
17.02.2017 21:20

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo On 17 February 2017, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with Ms Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris, at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow.
17.02.2017 11:59

Patriarch Kirill’s greetings to Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa on the occasion of the commemoration day of his patron saint

Patriarch Kirill’s greetings to Patriarch Theodoros II of Alexandria and All Africa on the occasion of the commemoration day of his patron saint His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent a message of greetings to His Beatitude Theodoros II, Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, on the occasion of the commemoration day of his patron saint.
17.02.2017 11:59

Metropolitan Hilarion sends a message of greetings to Primate of Orthodox Church of Alexandria on occasion of his name day

Metropolitan Hilarion sends a message of greetings to Primate of Orthodox Church of Alexandria on occasion of his name day In his message to His Beatitude Theodoros II, Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, greeted His Beatitude on the occasion of his name day.
16.02.2017 10:15

Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church visits Cambodia

Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church visits Cambodia Archbishop Sergy of Solnechnogorsk, administrator of the Moscow Patriarchate parishes in Southeast Asia, visited Cambodia on February 13-16, 2017.
13.02.2017 21:20

Archbishop Sergiy of Solnechnogorsk visits Vietnam

Archbishop Sergiy of Solnechnogorsk visits Vietnam From February 11-13, Archbishop Sergiy of Solnechnogorsk, chancellor of the Moscow Patriarchate in East and South Asia, was on a visit to Vietnam.
13.02.2017 15:30

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of the Elevation of the Cross in Geneva

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of the Elevation of the Cross in Geneva On February 12, 2017, the Sunday of the Prodigal Son and the Synaxis of the Three Hierarchs, Ss Basil the Great, Gregory the Theologian and John Chrysostom, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of…
13.02.2017 11:32

Celebrations marking the first anniversary of the meeting in Havana take place in Fribourg

Celebrations marking the first anniversary of the meeting in Havana take place in Fribourg On 12 February 2017, special events on the occasion of the first anniversary of the historic meeting in Cuba between Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and Pope Francis were held at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland, with the participation of Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow…
13.02.2017 11:30

Address by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk on the First Anniversary of the Meeting in Havana, Fribourg, 12 February 2017

Address by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk on the First Anniversary of the Meeting in Havana, Fribourg, 12 February 2017 A meeting dedicated to the first anniversary of the historic meeting between Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and Pope Francis took place at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. Among the speakers were Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, and Cardinal…
11.02.2017 17:49

Representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to the Patriarch of Antioch takes part in Russian delegation’s meeting with the President of Lebanon

Representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to the Patriarch of Antioch takes part in Russian delegation’s meeting with the President of Lebanon The participants in the meeting focused on the defence of Christians in the Middle East.
10.02.2017 15:48

Archbishop Sergy of Solnechnogorsk visits Singapore and Malaysia

Archbishop Sergy of Solnechnogorsk visits Singapore and Malaysia On 3 February 2017, Archbishop Sergy of Solnechnogorsk began his first visit to Asia as administrator of the Moscow Patriarchate’s parishes in the region.
10.02.2017 8:01

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill greets Primate of Orthodox Church of Antioch with the anniversary of his Patriarchal ministry

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill greets Primate of Orthodox Church of Antioch with the anniversary of his Patriarchal ministry His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a message of greetings to His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Great Antioch and All the East on the anniversary of his enthronement.
10.02.2017 7:59

DECR chairman sends greetings to His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Great Antioch and All the East on the anniversary of his enthronement

DECR chairman sends greetings to His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Great Antioch and All the East on the anniversary of his enthronement Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, congratulated the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Antioch on the anniversary of his elevation to the Patriarchal throne.
09.02.2017 9:32

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill greets His Beatitude Metropolitan Rastislav with anniversary of his enthronement

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill greets His Beatitude Metropolitan Rastislav with anniversary of his enthronement His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent the following greeting to His Beatitude Metropolitan Rastislav of the Czech Lands and Slovakia with the third anniversary of his enthronement
09.02.2017 9:31

Metropolitan Hilarion congratulates Primate of the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia on the third anniversary of his enthronement

Metropolitan Hilarion congratulates Primate of the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia on the third anniversary of his enthronement Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent the following letter of congratulation to His Beatitude Metropolitan Rastislav of the Czech Lands and Slovakia on the anniversary of his enthronement
08.02.2017 16:35

Prayers for peace in Syria are offered up at the Representation of the Russian Orthodox Church in Damascus

Prayers for peace in Syria are offered up at the Representation of the Russian Orthodox Church in Damascus On 8 February 2017, hegumen Arseny (Sokolov), representative of Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to Patriarch of Great Antioch and All the East celebrated prayer service for peace in Syria at the church of the Representation of the Russian Orthodox Church in Damascus.
08.02.2017 12:22

Russian parliament members visit Saidnaya Convent in Syria

Russian parliament members visit Saidnaya Convent in Syria On February 7, 2017, Russian State Duma deputies S. Gavrilov, D. Sablin and A. Yuschenko visited the Saidnaya Convent (Patriarchate of Antioch) in the Damascus Province, Syria.
07.02.2017 23:02

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church on anniversary of his enthronement

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church on anniversary of his enthronement His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia congratulated His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos on the anniversary of his ascension to the throne of Archbishops of Athens and All Greece.
07.02.2017 23:01

DECR chairman greets His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece with anniversary of his enthronement

DECR chairman greets His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece with anniversary of his enthronement Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent the following greeting to the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Greece, His Beatitude Hieronymos, on the occasion of the anniversary of his enthronement.
07.02.2017 12:46

Hungarian government gives a grant for restoration and construction of Orthodox churches

Hungarian government gives a grant for restoration and construction of Orthodox churches On February 1, 2017, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban signed a government instruction to allocate a state grant to the Moscow Patriarchate’s Diocese of Hungary for restoration and construction of churches.
05.02.2017 18:26

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill celebrates at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour on the feast day of the Synaxis of New Martyrs and Confessors of Russian Church

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill celebrates at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour on the feast day of the Synaxis of New Martyrs and Confessors of Russian Church On 5 February 2017, the Sunday of the Publican and Pharisee and the feast day of the Synaxis of New Martyrs and Confessors, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated Divine Liturgy at the Moscow Cathedral of Christ the Saviour.
03.02.2017 19:12

DECR chairman meets with Turkish ambassador to Russia

DECR chairman meets with Turkish ambassador to Russia On February 3, 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met at the DECR with Turkish Ambassador to Russia Huseyin Lazip Dirioz.
03.02.2017 18:49

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Great Britain’s ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Great Britain’s ambassador to Russia On February 3, 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR) met at the DECR with the British ambassador to Russia Laurie Bristow.
03.02.2017 17:31

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with US ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with US ambassador to Russia During the meeting, which was held in a constructive atmosphere, the sides discussed various matters of mutual concern.
03.02.2017 15:27

Meeting dedicated to newly canonized saint of the Georgian Church takes place in Moscow

Meeting dedicated to newly canonized saint of the Georgian Church takes place in Moscow On 31 January 2017, a meeting dedicated to the Venerable Confessor Gabriel (Urgebadze), newly glorified saint of the Georgian Orthodox Church, was held at St Tikhon’s Orthodox University of Humanities in Moscow.
01.02.2017 20:52

Reception marking 8th anniversary of enthronement of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill takes place at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour

Reception marking 8th anniversary of enthronement of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill takes place at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour On 1 February 2017, the 8th anniversary of enthronement of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, a reception was given at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, following the Divine Liturgy.
01.02.2017 16:36

8th anniversary of Patriarch Kirill’s enthronement marked with Divine Liturgy at Church of Christ the Saviour

8th anniversary of Patriarch Kirill’s enthronement marked with Divine Liturgy at Church of Christ the Saviour On February 1, 2017, the 8th anniversary of the enthronement of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated in the Cathedral Church of Christ the Saviour in Moscow.