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20.11.2009 16:05

Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk extends condolences to the wife of Father Daniel Sysoev over his murder

Dear Matushka Yulia, I have been deeply shocked by the murder of your husband, a well-known and loved priest in Moscow, committed with an open defiance in a church of God. Please accept my most sincere condolences. The fellow-priests of the late Father share with you in the sorrow that…
19.11.2009 15:32

Patriarch Kirill sends a message of greetings to the Conference of the Identity of Values for Europe

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent the following message of greetings to the Conference on the Identity of Values for Europe held on November 19-10, 2009, in Venice. This forum was initiated by the European People’s Party. Distinguished Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear Brothers and Sisters: I…
18.11.2009 17:32

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’ condolences upon the demise of Prof. Dr. Fairy von Lilienfeld

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent his condolences to Bishop Johannes Friedrich of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bavaria over the demise of Prof. Dr. Fairy von Lilienfeld, a decades-long participant in the “Arnolshain” theological dialogue between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Evangelical Church in…
18.11.2009 11:44

Patriarch Kirill congratulates Rev. Martin Junge on his election as general secretary of the Lutheran World Federation

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent the following congratulatory message to Rev. Martin Junge on the occasion of his election as general secretary of the Lutheran World Federation Dear Pastor Junge, I wholeheartedly congratulate you on your election to the high office of general secretary…
16.11.2009 18:51

Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church sends his condolences over the demise of His Holiness Patriarch Pavle of Serbia

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed his condolences over the demise of His Holiness Patriarch Pavle of Serbia. Patriarch Kirill’s message to Archbishop of Tsetin and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Coastlands Amfilohije, who was elected Locum Tenens of the Patriarchal Throne of the Serbian Church,…
16.11.2009 18:50

Archbishop Hilarion’s condolences over the demise of the Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church

The Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk sent his condolences over the demise of His Holiness Patriarch Pavle of Serbia to Archbishop of Tsetin and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Coastlands Amfilohije, who was elected Locum Tenens of the Patriarchal Throne of…
14.11.2009 17:06

Patriarch Kirill welcomes a seminary in Paris

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia addressed Archbishop Innokenty of Korsun as well as the rector, faculty, students and participants in the solemn opening of the Paris Seminary. Below is the full text of his address. Your Eminences and Graces, All-Honorable Fathers, Dear Brothers and Sisters: I…
13.11.2009 13:00

Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church greets the representative of Patriarch of the Great Antioch and All the East with his elevation to the rank of archbishop

The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church sent greetings to the representative of the Patriarch of the Great Antioch and All the East at the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, rector of the Antiochian metochion in Moscow Archbishop Nifon of Philippopolis with his elevation to the rank of archbishop.…
12.11.2009 20:10

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill greets the Primate of the Church of Cyprus with his Name Day and the anniversary of his enthronement

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent greetings to Archbishop Chrysostomos II with his Name Day and the anniversary of his enthronement. The text is given below. To: His Beatitude Chrysostomos II, Archbishop of Nea Justiniana and All Cyprus Your Beatitude, beloved Brother and Concelebrant in the…
12.11.2009 20:10

Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk congratulates Archbishop Chrysostomos II of Nea Justiniana and All Cyprus on his Name Day and the anniversary of his election and enthronement as the Primate

The Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations congratulated Archbishop Chrysostomos II of Nea Justiniana and All Cyprus on his Name Day and the anniversary of his enthronement. The text is given below. To: His Beatitude CHRYSOSTOMOS II, Archbishop of Nea Justiniana and All Cyprus Your Beatitude:…