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28.04.2019 9:55

DECR chairman congratulates Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches on Pascha

DECR chairman congratulates Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches on Pascha Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, has sent his greetings with the Resurrection of Christ.
27.04.2019 12:00

Paschal Message of His Holiness Patriarch KIRILL of Moscow and All Russia

Paschal Message  of His Holiness Patriarch KIRILL of Moscow and All Russia to the Archpastors, Pastors, Deacons, Monks and Nuns and All the Faithful Children of the Russian Orthodox Church
23.04.2019 17:16

Interreligious Council of Russia issues statement in response to appeal of All-Ukrainian Council of Church and Religious Associations

Interreligious Council of Russia issues statement in response to appeal of All-Ukrainian Council of Church and Religious Associations The All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Associations sent an appeal to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill as Honorary Chairman of the Interreligious Council of Russia, calling upon him to facilitate the release of the Ukrainian sailors detained on 25th November 2018, as well as the release of “hostages and captives…
23.04.2019 10:00

Patriarch Kirill’s congratulations to V. A. Zelensky on his election as President of Ukraine

Patriarch Kirill’s congratulations to V. A. Zelensky on his election as President of Ukraine His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, congratulated V. A. Zelensky on his election to the office of President of Ukraine.
21.04.2019 22:57

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences upon the terrorist action in Sri Lanka

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences upon the terrorist action in Sri Lanka On April 21, 2019, eight explosions resounded in churches as well as hotels and other public places in the country’s largest city of Colombo and its suburbs. The death toll exceeded 200; among the victims are people who came to churches for Easter celebrations.
21.04.2019 8:12

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends Easter greetings to heads of non-Orthodox Churches

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends Easter greetings to heads of non-Orthodox Churches His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent Easter greetings to heads of non-Orthodox Churches
21.04.2019 8:11

DECR chairman sends Easter greetings to the heads of the non-Orthodox Churches

DECR chairman sends Easter greetings to the heads of the non-Orthodox Churches Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, has sent Easter greetings to the heads of other non-Orthodox Churches.
16.04.2019 13:55

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a message of condolences to Archbishop of Paris, Michel Aupetit, over the fire that broke out at the Notre Dame Cathedral on the 15th of April 2019.
15.03.2019 23:04

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the terrorist action in Christchurch, New Zealand

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the terrorist action in Christchurch, New Zealand On March 15, 2019, armed people started shooting at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. According to the latest reports, 49 people were killed and dozens were wounded. His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a message of condolences to New Zealand Governor-General Patsy Reddy.
26.02.2019 16:01

On the situation of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church

On the situation of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church The statement was adopted at the session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church on 26 February 2019.