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02.11.2009 17:15

Patriarch Kirill’s congratulatory message to the Primate of the Church of Constantinople

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent the following congratulatory message to His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople on the occasion of the 18th anniversary of his election and enthronement to the throne of the Orthodox Church of Constantinople. Your Holiness, Dear Brother and Concelebrant Beloved…
25.10.2009 18:21

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev on the Day of Republic

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent greetings to the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev with the Day of Republic. The text is given below. Dear Nursultan Abishevich: I heartily congratulate you on the Day of Republic. During the years of the national sovereignty, people of the…
23.10.2009 13:19

Patriarch Kirill’s message to the 5th Conference on Religions in Modern System of International Relations

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent the following message to the 5th Conference on Religions in the Modern System of International Relations, which opened on 23 October 2009 at the department of international relations of St. Petersburg State University: Dear Participants in the Conference, I cordially…
21.10.2009 17:37

Patriarch Kirill’s message to the international conference on the Russian Palestine: Russia in the Holy Land

(Russian) Святейший Патриарх Московский и всея Руси Кирилл обратился с приветственным посланием к участникам открывшейся 21 октября в Москве международной научной конференции «Русская Палестина: Россия в Святой Земле».
20.10.2009 19:58

Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations greets the Primate of the Orthodox Church in America

The Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk congratulated His Beatitude Metropolitan Jonah of All America and Canada on his 50th birthday. The text is given below. Your Beatitude, Dear Vladyka: On the occasion of your 50th birthday, I heartily congratulate you on…
20.10.2009 19:54

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates His Beatitude Metropolitan Jonah of All America and Canada on his jubilee

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia congratulated the Primate of the Orthodox Church in America on his 50th birthday. The text is given below. Your Beatitude, beloved Brother and Concelebrant in the Lord: I wholeheartedly greet and congratulate you on the your 50th birthday. On this day,…
20.10.2009 15:39

Patriarch Kirill congratulates Ms. I. Bokova on her election as UNESCO director general

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent the following congratulatory message to Ms. I. Bokova on the occasion of her election as UNESCO Director General: Dear Ms. Bokova, I would like to wholeheartedly congratulate you on your election as UNESCO Director General. Your strong qualifications and extensive…
27.07.2009 18:29

The Expert Council on Economy and Ethics under The Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia. Statement on the Global Financial and Economic Crisis

The present economic crisis is not only a global but also a systemic in nature. It is a crisis of values, a crisis of worldviews. History has unequivocally confirmed that ways of settling political, economic and humanitarian problems facing humanity today should be sought not only in the area of…
22.07.2009 20:07

Communiquй of religious leaders on their meeting with the Director General of UNESCO, Koпchiro Matsuura Moscow, 22 July 2009

We, representatives of Christianity, Islam and Judaism, participants of the meeting with the Director-General of UNESCO Koпchiro Matsuura, in Moscow on 22 July 2009, to reflect on how to intensify and institutionalize dialogue between religious leaders and UNESCO. Taking into account the call of the world Summits of religious leaders…
05.07.2009 14:29

Address of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia at the Divine Liturgy in the Patriarchal Cathedral of St George

Your Holiness, Beloved brother and concelebrant in the Lord: Most reverend archpastors, venerable pastors of this holy Patriarchal church, brothers and sisters: The most important event in our visit to the Holy Church of Constantinople – the concelebration of the Divine Liturgy and partaking of the Holy Body and Blood…