On 18 April 2019, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with Rev. Martin Barta, confessor, and Mr. Pyotr Gumenyuk, head of the Russian section, the Kirche in Not Foundation.
On April 17, 2019, His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, presided over a regular session of the Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church, which took place at the Supreme Church Council Hall of the Cathedral Church of Christ the Saviour in Moscow.
From April 11-12, 2019, the Sixth International Patristic Conference, devoted to the legacy of St. Basil the Great, was held at the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies (CMI). In its eighth issue sections, leading specialists in patristics, liturgics and the history of the Early Church presented papers…
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a message of condolences to Archbishop of Paris, Michel Aupetit, over the fire that broke out at the Notre Dame Cathedral on the 15th of April 2019.
The Information and Education Department of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church reports that on Sunday, 14 April 2019, divine service began at eight in the morning with a hundred of parishioners in attendance at the Church of Ss Cosmas and Damian in the village of Rozvazh, Ostrog district, Rovno region.
On April 12, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the Russian Federation Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, at the patriarchal working residence in Chisty Pereulok.
On the 11th of April 2019, an opening ceremony of the 6th International Patristic Conference on Saint Basil the Great in the Theological Tradition of the East and the West took place at the Assembly Hall of Ss. Cyril and Methodius Theological Institute of Postgraduate Studies.
From March 18-20, 2019, the annual Lenten assembly of the diocesan clergy was held at the Cathedral of the Protection of the Mother of God in Des Plaines, Chicago, Illinois. It was chaired by Archbishop Peter of Chicago and Mid-America. This year, along with urgent diocesan concerns, the clergy touched…
Participants in the Great Lenten Pastoral Conference of the Eastern American Diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, in the resolution adopted at the result of the meeting, noted “the grave situation of… Ukrainian Orthodox Church headed by His Beatitude Metropolitan Onouphry, which is suffering persecution at the…
Mr. Sergei Gavrilov, President of the Interparliamentary Assembly of Orthodox and chairman of the State Duma Committee on civil society and issues of public and religious organizations, met with the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus.