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18.10.2018 20:52

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Cardinal Kurt Koch

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Cardinal Kurt Koch On October 18, 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Department for External Church Relations, met with the president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unite, Cardinal Kurt Koch, within the framework of the General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops of the Catholic Church.
18.10.2018 20:32

Archbishop Clement: Nationalists are already killing our priests and capturing churches

Archbishop Clement: Nationalists are already killing our priests and capturing churches Archbishop Clement, an official representative of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate and chairman of the synodal information and education department, answered questions from Komsomolskaya Pravda daily
17.10.2018 23:31

Delegation of the Russian Orthodox Church attends “Bridges of Peace” meeting in Bologna

Delegation of the Russian Orthodox Church attends “Bridges of Peace” meeting in Bologna The “Bridges of Peace” international forum took place in Bologna, Italy, on October 14-16, 2018. The annual meeting is sponsored by the Catholic community of Sant’Egidio.
17.10.2018 14:01

Metropolitan Hilarion: The fact that the Patriarchate of Constantinople has recognized a schismatic structure means for us that it itself is now in schism

Metropolitan Hilarion: The fact that the Patriarchate of Constantinople has recognized a schismatic structure means for us that it itself is now in schism On October 17, 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations gave an interview to the BBC Russian Service on the situation that has developed in connection with the anti-canonical actions of the Patriarchate of Constantinople and the decision of the Russian Orthodox…
16.10.2018 9:37

Patriarch Irinej of Serbia: Patriarchate of Constantinople has taken a decision to which it has no right

Patriarch Irinej of Serbia: Patriarchate of Constantinople has taken a decision to which it has no right His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia gave his comments to the mass media representatives regarding the decision of the Patriarchate of Constantinople to recognize the schismatics in Ukraine, the Information-Education Department of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church reports with reference to Romfea agency.
16.10.2018 9:19

Metropolitan Hilarion: the Patriarchate of Constantinople has lost the right to be called the coordinating center for the Orthodox Church

Metropolitan Hilarion: the Patriarchate of Constantinople has lost the right to be called the coordinating center for the Orthodox Church As is known, by its decisions of October 11 the Patriarchate of Constantinople ‘revoked’ the decision made over 300 years ago to transfer the Metropolis of Kiev to the jurisdiction of the Moscow Patriarchate, thus encroaching upon the canonical territory of the Russian Orthodox Church and stated its readiness to…
16.10.2018 8:59

Metropolitan Hilarion: Decisions taken by Constantinople run contrary to canonical Tradition of the Orthodox Church

Metropolitan Hilarion: Decisions taken by Constantinople run contrary to canonical Tradition of the Orthodox Church On October 15 in the interview to the “Big Game’ program on the channel 1, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, spoke about the decisions of the Holy Synod on the uncanonical actions of the Patriarchate of Constantinople which has entered into…
16.10.2018 8:51

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk: Decision demanded by church canons was taken today

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk: Decision demanded by church canons was taken today A briefing for journalists was held after the session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church that took place in Minsk on October 15, 2018.
15.10.2018 20:12

The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church has considered it impossible to remain in the Eucharistic communion with the Patriarchate of Constantinople

The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church has considered it impossible to remain in the Eucharistic communion with the Patriarchate of Constantinople The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church, at its session on October 15, 2019, in Minsk, adopted a Statement of the Holy Synod concerning the encroachment of the Patriarchate of Constantinople upon the canonical territory of the Russian Orthodox Church.
15.10.2018 20:07

Statement by the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church concerning the encroachment of the Patriarchate of Constantinople on the canonical territory of the Russian Church

Statement by the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church concerning the encroachment of the Patriarchate of Constantinople on the canonical territory of the Russian Church With profound pain the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church has taken the report of the Patriarchate of Constantinople published on October 11, 2018.