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05.06.2018 11:07

Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs visits Church of St. Sergius of Radonezh in the Republic of South Africa

Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs visits Church of St. Sergius of Radonezh in the Republic of South Africa On 4 June 2018, Mr. Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, currently on a working visit to the Republic of South Africa, tended on the Church of St. Sergius of Radonezh in Johannesburg.
10.04.2018 10:34

Easter celebrated on Philippine Island of Mindanao

Easter celebrated on Philippine Island of Mindanao On 9 April 2018, Monday of the Bright Week, Rev. Stanislav Rasputin, a cleric of the Petrozavodsk diocese, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the community of St. Vicent of Lérins in the village of Salasan, Mindanao Island, Philippines, with the blessing of Archbishop Sergy of Solnechnogorsk, administrator of the Moscow…
01.04.2018 12:01

Patriarch Kirill’s Paschal message to heads of non-Orthodox Churches

Patriarch Kirill’s Paschal message to heads of non-Orthodox Churches His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, has sent Paschal messages to heads of non-Orthodox Churches
27.03.2018 12:45

New Russian Orthodox church consecrated in Spanish Torrevieja

New Russian Orthodox church consecrated in Spanish Torrevieja Bishop Nestor of Korsun, administrator of the Korsun diocese, celebrated the Grand Consecration of a new parish Church of the Nativity of the Most Holy Mother of God in Torrevieja, Alicante Province, Spain.
16.01.2018 12:35

A street named after Metropolitan Nikodim (Rotov) appears in Cyprus

A street named after Metropolitan Nikodim (Rotov) appears in Cyprus The year 2018 marks the 40th anniversary of the demise of Metropolitan Nikodim of Leningrad and Novgorod, an outstanding hierarch of the 20th century.
13.01.2018 18:46

Chapel erected at the site of future Orthodox church

Chapel erected at the site of future Orthodox church In Reykjavik, Iceland, the first divine service was celebrated at the St. Nicholas Chapel mounted at a site that had been allocated by the city council. In near future it will be the site of the first Orthodox church to be built in the country. It will be dedicated to…
08.01.2018 20:08

Orthodox children in Syrian Latakia received Christmas gifts from Moscow parish

Orthodox children in Syrian Latakia received Christmas gifts from Moscow parish The Russian Center for Reconciliation of Warring Parties and the Russian national organization of veterans ‘Fighting Brotherhood’ have brought to Syria and handed over to the Sunday school of the church of St. John the Baptist (Patriarchate of Antioch) Christmas gifts and school stationary collected by the Sunday school children…
19.10.2017 15:22

VIII International Educational Pokrov Readings dedicated to the centenary of election of Patriarch Tikhon take place in Helsinki

VIII International Educational Pokrov Readings dedicated to the centenary of election of Patriarch Tikhon take place in Helsinki The VIII International Educational Pokrov Readings took place in the capital of Finland on October 13-16, 2017. The Readings are held each October timed to the dedication day of the Church of the Intercession.
17.10.2017 15:53

His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople visits Moscow Patriarchate’s parish in Reykjavik

His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople visits Moscow Patriarchate’s parish in Reykjavik On 14 October 2017, while in Iceland, His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople visited St. Nicholas parish of the Moscow Patriarchate in Reykjavik and the construction site of the first Orthodox church in the capital of Iceland, where in May 2011, upon the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of…
26.03.2017 22:25

Prayers in Arabic and Church Slavonic are offered up in a Lebanese village

Prayers in Arabic and Church Slavonic are offered up in a Lebanese village On 25 March 2017, divine services were celebrated at the Church of the Epiphany in the village of Naccache with the blessing of Metropolitan George of Mount Lebanon, Patriarchate of Antioch.
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