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15.01.2017 10:57

DECR chairman congratulates Archbishop Seraphim of Sendai on his name day

DECR chairman congratulates Archbishop Seraphim of Sendai on his name day Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, has sent Archbishop Seraphim of Sendai, a hierarch of the Japanese Autonomous Orthodox Church, a message of greetings on the occasion of his name day.
10.01.2017 16:33

Patriarch Kirill’s Christmas and New Year greetings to head of foreign states

Patriarch Kirill’s Christmas and New Year greetings to head of foreign states His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent Christmas and New Year greetings to heads of traditionally Orthodox states in the far abroad
10.01.2017 16:31

DECR chairman sends Christmas and New Year greetings to foreign statesmen and public figures

DECR chairman sends Christmas and New Year greetings to foreign statesmen and public figures Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent Christmas greetings
07.01.2017 10:01

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches on the Nativity of Christ

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches on the Nativity of Christ His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent the following greeting with the Nativity of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ to the Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches
07.01.2017 10:00

DECR chairman sends Christmas greetings to Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches

DECR chairman sends Christmas greetings to Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches Metropolitan Hilarion, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent greetings with the Nativity of Christ to the Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches
06.01.2017 6:07

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
27.12.2016 19:29

(Russian) Предстоятели Поместных Православных Церквей выражают соболезнования в связи с крушением самолета Ту-154 Министерства обороны России

(Russian) Предстоятели Поместных Православных Церквей выражают соболезнования в связи с крушением самолета Ту-154 Министерства обороны России (Russian) В адрес Святейшего Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла поступают послания от Предстоятелей Поместных Православных Церквей с выражением соболезнований в связи со случившейся 25 декабря 2016 года недалеко от Сочи авиакатастрофой, которая унесла жизни 92 человек.
25.12.2016 13:45

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk expresses condolences over plane crash in Black Sea

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk expresses condolences over plane crash in Black Sea In the morning of December 25, the Russian Defense Ministry’s TU-154 aircraft crashed into the Black Sea. Eight crew members and 84 passengers died.
25.12.2016 12:39

Patriarch Kirill sends Christmas greetings to heads of non-Orthodox Churches

Patriarch Kirill sends Christmas greetings to heads of non-Orthodox Churches His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent Christmas greetings to heads of non-Orthodox Churches. Among the addressees are Pope Francis of Rome, the head of the Anglican Communion Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury, the president of the Council of the Evangelical Church in Germany Bishop Heinrich…
25.12.2016 12:38

DECR chairman sends Christmas greeting to the heads of non-Orthodox Churches

DECR chairman sends Christmas greeting to the heads of non-Orthodox Churches Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent Christmas greeting to Pope Francis, Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury, Bishop Heinrich Bedford-Strom, chairman of the Council of the EKD, and heads of other non-Orthodox Churches.
25.12.2016 10:51

Primate of Russian Church greets His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel of Romania with his Name Day

Primate of Russian Church greets His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel of Romania with his Name Day His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a message of greetings to the Primate of the Romanian Orthodox Church on his Name Day.
25.12.2016 10:50

DECR chairman greets Primate of Romanian Orthodox Church with his Name Day

DECR chairman greets Primate of Romanian Orthodox Church with his Name Day Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a message to His Beatitude Daniel, Archbishop of Bucharest, Metropolitan of Muntenia and Dobrogea, Patriarch of Romania, greeting him with his Name Day.
25.12.2016 9:45

Patriarch Kirill’s congratulatory message to Primate of Georgian Orthodox Church

Patriarch Kirill’s congratulatory message to Primate of Georgian Orthodox Church His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent a congratulatory message for His Holiness and Beatitude Patriarch-Catholicos Iliya II on the occasion of the anniversary of his enthronement.
25.12.2016 9:42

DECR chairman greets Primate of Georgian Church with the anniversary of his enthronement

DECR chairman greets Primate of Georgian Church with the anniversary of his enthronement Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a message of greetings to His Holiness and Beatitude Catholicos-Patriarch Iliya II of Georgia on the occasion of the anniversary of his enthronement.
21.12.2016 12:52

Patriarchate of Constantinople issues statement regarding the assassination of Russian Ambassador to Turkey

Patriarchate of Constantinople issues statement regarding the assassination of Russian Ambassador to Turkey After the assassination of Mr. Andrei Karlov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Turkey, in Ankara on 19 December 2016, the Patriarchate of Constantinople released a statement, expressing its deep grief over the tragedy.
20.12.2016 17:56

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over terrorist attack in Berlin

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over terrorist attack in Berlin His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a message to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, expressing his condolences over a terrorist attack in Berlin. In the evening of 19 December 2016, a truck ploughed into a crowd of people at a Christmas market in the centre of the…
19.12.2016 22:50

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the death of Russia’s Ambassador to Turkey

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the death of Russia’s Ambassador to Turkey On 19 December 2016, as the result of a terrorist attack, Mr. Andrei Karlov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Turkey, was assassinated in Ankara. His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed condolences to his relatives and friends and to the…
19.12.2016 22:49

DECR chairman expresses condolences over assassination of Andrei Karlov, Russia’s Ambassador to Turkey

DECR chairman expresses condolences over assassination of Andrei Karlov, Russia’s Ambassador to Turkey In his letter to Mr. Sergey Lavrov, Russia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, expressed condolences over the death of Mr. Andrei Karlov, Russian Ambassador to Turkey.
18.12.2016 18:20

Synodal department for Church’s relations with society and mass media statement on release of Taras Kolodiy

Synodal department for Church’s relations with society and mass media statement on release of Taras Kolodiy Ukrainian serviceman Taras Kolodiy, who had been taken prisoner in the course of military actions, was released on December 18, 2016, in Donetsk.
17.12.2016 14:45

Patriarchal congratulations to Pope Francis of Rome on the occasion of his 80th birthday

Patriarchal congratulations to Pope Francis of Rome on the occasion of his 80th birthday His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, congratulated the Head of the Roman Catholic Church on his 80th birthday.
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