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14.12.2018 0:09

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends letters to religious leaders, senior statesmen and heads of international organizations regarding the pressure exerted by the Ukrainian authorities on the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and the government’s interference in the ecclesiastical life in Ukraine

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends letters to religious leaders, senior statesmen and heads of international organizations regarding the pressure exerted by the Ukrainian authorities on the Ukrainian Orthodox Church and the government’s interference in the ecclesiastical life in Ukraine “Recently, the interference of the leaders of the secular Ukrainian state in church affairs has grown into a blatant pressure on the episcopate and clerics of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, what allows us to speak of the beginning of the large-scale persecutions,” the letter reads
12.12.2018 15:02

DECR chairman sends condolences over the tragedy in Strasbourg

DECR chairman sends condolences over the tragedy in Strasbourg (Russian) Председатель Отдела внешних церковных связей Московского Патриархата митрополит Волоколамский Иларион выразил мэру французского города Страсбург Ролану Рису соболезнования в связи с гибелью людей от рук преступника, открывшего стрельбу на традиционной Рождественской ярмарке.
22.11.2018 10:00

DECR chairman greets His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III with the anniversary of his primatial ministry

DECR chairman greets His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III with the anniversary of his primatial ministry Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, greeted His Beatitude Theophilos III, Patriarch of the Holy City of Jerusalem and All Palestine, with the anniversary of his enthronement.
18.11.2018 20:25

Patriarch Kirill’s letter of condolences over the loss of lives as a result of wildfires in California

Patriarch Kirill’s letter of condolences over the loss of lives as a result of wildfires in California His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, has expressed condolences to President of the United States of America over the loss of lives in the fires in California.
13.11.2018 19:18

Resolution of the Council of Bishops of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of 13 November 2018

Resolution of the Council of Bishops of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of 13 November 2018 (Russian) Собор епископов Украинской Православной Церкви собрался в Успенской Киево-Печерской Лавре 13 ноября 2018 года.
12.11.2018 12:08

Primate of Russian Orthodox Church greets His Beatitude Archbishop Chrysostomos of Cyprus with the anniversary of his enthronement and with his Name Day

Primate of Russian Orthodox Church greets His Beatitude Archbishop Chrysostomos of Cyprus with the anniversary of his enthronement and with his Name Day His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia congratulated His Beatitude Archbishop Chrysostomos of New Justiniana and All Cyprus on the anniversary of his enthronement and on his Name Day.
12.11.2018 12:06

DECR chairman greets Primate of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus with anniversary of enthronement and Name Day

DECR chairman greets Primate of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus with anniversary of enthronement and Name Day Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a message of greetings to His Beatitude Archbishop Chrysostomos II of New Justiniana and All Cyprus on the anniversary of his Primatial ministry and the commemoration day of his heavenly patron, St. John Chrysostom.
03.11.2018 19:20

Patriarch Kirill’s message of greeting to the 12th Russian World Assembly

Patriarch Kirill’s message of greeting to the 12th Russian World Assembly His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, sent a message of greeting to the organizers, participants and guests of the 12th Assembly of the Russian World, which opened on November 3, 2018, in Tver. Traditionally, this forum is timed for the People’s Unity Day celebrations.
28.10.2018 12:01

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill greets His Beatitude Metropolitan Rostislav of the Czech Lands and Slovakia with his Name Day

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill greets His Beatitude Metropolitan Rostislav of the Czech Lands and Slovakia with his Name Day His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a message of greetings to the Primate of the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia on the commemoration day of his heavenly patron, the Right-Believing Prince Rostislav.
28.10.2018 11:56

DECR chairman greets His Beatitude Metropolitan Rostislav of the Czech Lands and Slovakia with his Name Day

DECR chairman greets His Beatitude Metropolitan Rostislav of the Czech Lands and Slovakia with his Name Day Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a message of greetings to the Primate of the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia on his Name Day.