(Russian) Всего в день праздника Рождества Пресвятой Богородицы в Киево-Печерской лавре были совершены восемь Литургий.
On September 22, representatives of the Department for External Church Relations and the Russian Foreign Ministry met for a working session at the DECR.
The World Coordinating Council of Russian Expatriates (WCCRE) met on September 19-20, 2011, in Strasbourg. The meeting was attended by some 30 members of the WCCRE from European countries, the USA, Asia and Australia.
On September 22, 2011, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, in his capacity of rector of the Sts Cyril and Methodius Church Post-Graduate and Doctoral School, interviewed applicants for the candidate and doctoral programs.
On September 21, 2011, new Russian ambassador to Israel Mr. S. Yakovlev visited the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem.
On September 20, 2011, the DECR chairman, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, met with Mr. A. Avdeyev, Russian Federation Minister of Culture, at the ministry’s mansion.
On September 21, 2011, the Nativity of Our Lady, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, celebrated the Divine Liturgy in St. Nicholas’s church of the Nativity of Our Lady at Golutvin, which is the Moscow representation of the Chinese Autonomous Orthodox Church,…
Primates of Local Orthodox Churches have expressed condolences to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia over the plane crash that took place on September 7, in the Yaroslavl Region.
(Russian) Визит в Грецию митрополита Минского и Слуцкого Филарета, Патриаршего экзарха всея Беларуси проходил 14 по 17 сентября 2011 года.
The ROC Inter-Council Presence’s commission for opposing and overcoming church schisms met for a regular session on September 19, 2011, at the Kiev Laura of the Caves.