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15.07.2018 20:24

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill visits Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Alapayevsk

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill visits Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Alapayevsk On 15 July 2018, on their way from the Convent of St. Elizabeth in Alapayevsk, Sverdlovsk Region, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and the permanent members of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church, accompanied by Metropolitan Kirill of Yekaterinburg and Verkhoturye and Bishop Mefody…
14.07.2018 10:04

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill opens first session of the Holy Synod in Yekaterinburg

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill opens first session of the Holy Synod in Yekaterinburg On 14 July 2018, at the ‘Tsarsky’ Religious and Educational Centre in Yekaterinburg near the Memorial Church on-the-Blood in honour of All the Saints Who Shone Forth in the Russian Land, a session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church began under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch…
12.07.2018 21:58

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over floods in Japan

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over floods in Japan His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed condolences over the death of people as a result of floods and landslides in Japan. According to the latest information, the death toll has mounted to 200 people.
12.07.2018 20:00

DECR chairman meets with Albanian ambassador to Russia

DECR chairman meets with Albanian ambassador to Russia On July 12, 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR) and rector of the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-graduate Studies (CMI), had a meeting at the CMI with the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Albania to…
09.07.2018 19:41

Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church celebrates in the Russian Metochion in Belgrade

Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church celebrates in the Russian Metochion in Belgrade On July 8, 2018, the commemoration day of Ss Peter and Fevronia of Murom, His Holiness Irenaeus, Patriarch of Serbia, presided over the Divine Liturgy at Belgrade representation of the Russian Orthodox Church’s church of the Holy Trinity.
09.07.2018 18:11

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Director General of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Director General of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue The discussion concerned problems involved in cooperation in the area of interreligious interaction.
09.07.2018 13:52

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with delegation of the Patriarchate of Constantinople

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with delegation of the Patriarchate of Constantinople The participants in the meeting discussed various issues pertaining to the preservation of the inter-Orthodox unity.
08.07.2018 18:26

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Divine Liturgy on the relics of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker in Bari

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Divine Liturgy on the relics of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker in Bari On 8 July 2018, the 6th Sunday after Pentecost, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), currently on a visit to Bari on the occasion of the meeting of the heads and representatives of Christian Churches and communities celebrated the Divine Liturgy…
08.07.2018 3:54

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk takes part in the meeting of the heads and representatives of the Christian Churches and communities over the situation of Christians in the Middle East

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk takes part in the meeting of the heads and representatives of the Christian Churches and communities over the situation of Christians in the Middle East On 7 July 2018, in Bari, Italy, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, attended the meeting of the heads and representatives of the Christian Churches and communities over the situation of Christians in Middle East.
06.07.2018 10:36

The 500th anniversary since St. Maxim the Greek of Vatopedi monastery arrived in Russia marked on Mount Athos 

The 500th anniversary since St. Maxim the Greek of Vatopedi monastery arrived in Russia marked on Mount Athos  On July 1-2, 2018, the festivities marking the 500th anniversary since St. Maxim the Greek of Vatopedi Monastery arrived in Russia took place on Holy Mount Athos. In 1518, monk Maxim came to Moscow at a request of Grand Prince Vasili III to translate and edit religious books.