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30.10.2020 15:11

Condolences of the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church over the demise of Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral

Condolences of the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church over the demise of Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral In his message to His Holiness Patriarch Irenaeus of Serbia, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has expressed profound condolences over the passing away of Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro and the Littoral.  
29.10.2020 21:26

Ukrainian Orthodox Church prayerfully celebrated the 30th anniversary of granting the Charter of Independence and Self-Governance

Ukrainian Orthodox Church prayerfully celebrated the 30th anniversary of granting the Charter of Independence and Self-Governance On October 28, 2020, with a blessing of His Beatitude Onufriy, Metropolitan of Kiev and All Ukraine, festive Divine Liturgies were celebrated in the churches of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the granting of the His Holiness Patriarch Alexy II of Moscow and…
29.10.2020 18:04

Condolences of Patriarch Kirill over the death of people as a result of a terrorist action in Nice

Condolences of Patriarch Kirill over the death of people as a result of a terrorist action in Nice His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has expressed condolences to President of the Republic of France Emmanuel Macron and to Bishop André Marceau of Nice over the death of people as a result of the armed attack in the Church of Notre Dame in Nice.
29.10.2020 17:11

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with new Apostolic Nuncio in the Russian Federation

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with new Apostolic Nuncio in the Russian Federation On October 29, 2020, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR), met with the new Apostolic Nuncio in the Russian Federation, Archbishop Giovanni di’Agnello, who has just arrived in Russia.
29.10.2020 15:07

DECR representative speaks at Section II of the international forum on Theological Heritage of Muslims of Russia

DECR representative speaks at Section II of the international forum on Theological Heritage of Muslims of Russia On October 29, 2020, the conference on Forming the Civic Identity of the Muslim Youth in Russia and Abroad has begun in Kazan as part of the International Forum on Theological Heritage of Muslims of Russia.
29.10.2020 14:56

Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations meets with ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain

Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations meets with ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain (Russian) 29 октября 2020 года председатель Отдела внешних церковных связей Московского Патриархата митрополит Волоколамский Иларион встретился с Чрезвычайным и Полномочным послом Бахрейна в России Ахмедом Аль-Саати.
29.10.2020 13:06

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Slovakian ambassador in Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Slovakian ambassador in Russia On October 29, 2020, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR), held a meeting with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Slovakia in the Russian Federation Peter Priputen, who is completing his mission in Moscow.
29.10.2020 12:25

DECR chairman meets with Ethiopian ambassador in Russia

DECR chairman meets with Ethiopian ambassador in Russia The sides discussed the situation in Ethiopia where in the last year there have been attacks of extremists on churches, clergy and the faithful of the Ethiopian Church.
28.10.2020 17:44

Archbishop Chrysostomos of Cyprus: Position of the Russian Church on the Ukrainian autocephaly is fair and wholly justified

Archbishop Chrysostomos of Cyprus: Position of the Russian Church on the Ukrainian autocephaly is fair and wholly justified In connection with the fact that on October 24, 2020, His Beatitude Chrysostomos II, Archbishop of New Justiniana and All Cyprus, recognized one of the Ukrainian schismatic communities and with the comments he gave on this occasion to the press, published below is the text of the message of greeting…
26.10.2020 12:56

Moscow Patriarchate clergy took part in the funeral service for Metropolitan Theodosius (Lazor)

Moscow Patriarchate clergy took part in the funeral service for Metropolitan Theodosius (Lazor) In the evening of October 22, in the Church of John the Baptist in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, the place of His Eminence Theodosius’s childhood and beginning of his church service, an assembly of hierarchs and clergy of the Orthodox Church in America, led by His Beatitude Tikhon, Archbishop of Washington and…