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09.01.2021 22:48

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over passenger plane crash in the Java Sea

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over passenger plane crash in the Java Sea His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed condolences to the President of the Republic of Indonesia, Mr. Joko Widodo, over the Sriwijaya Air passenger plane crash in the Java Sea near Jakarta.
08.01.2021 14:00

Representatives of Russian Ecclesiastical Mission congratulate Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem on the Nativity of Christ

Representatives of Russian Ecclesiastical Mission congratulate Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem on the Nativity of Christ On January 8, Archimandrite Alexander and members of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission attended a traditional reception given at the Great Hall of the Throne of the Patriarchate of Jerusalem along with the Consul General of Greece in Jerusalem Evangelos Vlioras, hierarchs of the Orthodox Church of Jerusalem and clerics of…
07.01.2021 15:37

Patriarch Kirill Gives Christmas Interview to Rossia TV

Patriarch Kirill Gives Christmas Interview to Rossia TV On 7th January 2021 on the feast of Christ’s Nativity Rossia TV channel broadcast the traditional Christmas interview of His Holiness the Patriarch of Moscow and All Rus Kirill.
06.01.2021 12:45

Christmas Message by Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia

Christmas Message by Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia to the Archpastors, Pastors, Deacons, Monastics and All the Faithful Children of the Russian Orthodox Church
29.12.2020 18:20

Bishops’ Council of the Russian Orthodox Church to take place in November 2021

Bishops’ Council of the Russian Orthodox Church to take place in November 2021 During the session held on 29th December 2020, the Holy Synod members discussed an issue of convening the Bishops’ Council of the Russian Orthodox Church in 2021 (Minutes No. 103).
29.12.2020 13:21

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs Holy Synod’s last session in 2020

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs Holy Synod’s last session in 2020 The Primate of the Russian Church participated in the Holy Synod’s session remotely, from the Patriarchal residence in Peredelkino. His Holiness was in the hall where the Holy Synod had historically held its sessions.
22.12.2020 20:09

DECR chairman speaks at on-line conference in defence of African Christians

DECR chairman speaks at on-line conference in defence of African Christians On 22nd December 2020, on the initiative of the Russian Orthodox Church and the Russian Association for Protection of Religious Freedom, an online conference on the Plight of Christians in Africa took place at the venue of Rossiya Segodnya Media Group.
22.12.2020 20:01

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk: Russian Church has called for alliance in defence of African Christians

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk: Russian Church has called for alliance in defence of African Christians (Russian) В ходе международной онлайн-конференции «О положении христиан в Африке» прозвучало выступление митрополита Волоколамского Илариона, председателя Отдела внешних церковных связей Московского Патриархата.
21.12.2020 22:15

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill and Primate of Orthodox Church in America hold telephone conversation

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill and Primate of Orthodox Church in America hold telephone conversation On December 21, 2020, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia spoke on the phone with His Beatitude Tikhon, Archbishop of Washington, Metropolitan of All America and Canada.
19.12.2020 23:50

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 19th December 2020, commemoration day of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker, Archbishop of Myra in Lycia, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, while on a working visit to Bari, Italy, officiated at the Divine Liturgy in the Basilica of St. Nicholas, on…