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23.06.2017 14:03

First consignment of humanitarian aid collected by Russian religious organizations was sent to Syria

First consignment of humanitarian aid collected by Russian religious organizations was sent to Syria On 22 June 2017, the first consignment of humanitarian aid for the suffering population of Syria, collected with the assistance of the Working group of Russia’s Presidential Council for Cooperation with Religious Organizations, was sent to Syria.
22.06.2017 19:34

Archbishop Sergiy of Solnechnogorsk visits the Philippines

Archbishop Sergiy of Solnechnogorsk visits the Philippines On 17-19 June 2017, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Archbishop Sergiy of Solnechnogorsk, administrator of the Moscow Patriarchate’s parishes in the East and Southeast Asia, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Administrative Secretariat, paid an archpastoral visit to the Philippines.
22.06.2017 13:20

Church representatives take part in international conference dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the Russkiy Mir Foundation

Church representatives take part in international conference dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the Russkiy Mir Foundation An International conference, “Russian World: the Present and the Future” timed to the 10th anniversary of the Russkiy Mir (Russian World) Foundation took place at the State Kremlin Palace on June 21, 2017.
22.06.2017 12:26

Committee of Representatives of the Orthodox Churches to the European Union meets in Brussels

Committee of Representatives of the Orthodox Churches to the European Union meets in Brussels On 21 June 2017, Hegumen Philip (Ryabykh), representative of the Russian Orthodox Church to the Council of Europe and acting representative of the Russian Orthodox Church to the European international organizations, took part in a session of the Committee of Representatives of the Orthodox Churches to the European Union (CROCEU).
22.06.2017 7:24

DECR chairman meets with Coptic monastic delegation

DECR chairman meets with Coptic monastic delegation On 21 June 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with representatives of the monastic community of the Coptic Church.
21.06.2017 20:31

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Ambassador of Belarus to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Ambassador of Belarus to Russia On 21 June 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with H.E. Mr. Igor Petrishenko, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Belarus.
21.06.2017 20:25

Metropolitan Hilarion congratulated on 30th anniversary of his ministry

Metropolitan Hilarion congratulated on 30th anniversary of his ministry On June 21, 2017, the day of the 30th anniversary of his ministry, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR) and rector of the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies (CMI), celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the church of the…
21.06.2017 18:59

DECR chairman meets with deputy head of the First European Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

DECR chairman meets with deputy head of the First European Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Metropolitan Hilarion welcomed the diplomat to the Synodal institution responsible for external contacts of the Russian Church.
20.06.2017 17:49

His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem expresses support to Ukrainian Orthodox Church

His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem expresses support to Ukrainian Orthodox Church His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III of the Holy City of Jerusalem and All Palestine sent a letter to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia concerning the situation of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
20.06.2017 13:09

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates liturgy on the 30th anniversary of his monastic vows at Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Vilnius

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates liturgy on the 30th anniversary of his monastic vows at Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Vilnius (Russian) 19 июня 2017 года, в день памяти преподобного Илариона Нового, митрополит Волоколамский Иларион совершил богослужение в Свято-Духовом монастыре Вильнюса, где ровно 30 лет назад он был пострижен в монашество.
18.06.2017 23:58

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill receives delegation of the Coptic Church

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill receives delegation of the Coptic Church On June 18, 2017, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the delegation of the monks of the Coptic Church at the Red Hall of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour.
18.06.2017 21:47

Patriarch Kirill blesses monument marking 10th anniversary of restoration of unity of Russian Orthodox Church

Patriarch Kirill blesses monument marking 10th anniversary of restoration of unity of Russian Orthodox Church This year marks the 10th anniversary of the restoration of unity of the Local Russian Orthodox Church.
17.06.2017 13:56

Delegation of the Coptic Church arrives in Russia

Delegation of the Coptic Church arrives in Russia The visit takes place in the context of dialogue between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Coptic Church and is a return visit.
16.06.2017 20:59

Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church visits the Republic of Korea

Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church visits the Republic of Korea Archbishop Sergy of Solnechnogorsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Administrative secretariat and administrator of the Moscow Patriarchate’s parishes in the countries of East and Southeast Asia arrived in Seoul visited the Republic of Korea on June 15-16, 2017.
16.06.2017 17:14

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s book “Freedom and Responsibility: A Search for Harmony” in the Korean language is presented in Seoul

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s book “Freedom and Responsibility: A Search for Harmony” in the Korean language is presented in Seoul On 15 June 2017, the book written by the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church, “Freedom and Responsibility: A Search for Harmony” in the Korean language, was presented at the capital of the Republic of Korea.
16.06.2017 11:54

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Macedonia’s ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Macedonia’s ambassador to Russia They discussed a number of issues of mutual concern.
15.06.2017 11:33

DECR chairman expressed condolences over demise of a senior hierarch of the Orthodox Church of Antioch

DECR chairman expressed condolences over demise of a senior hierarch of the Orthodox Church of Antioch On 14 June 2017 a senior hierarch of the Orthodox Church of Antioch, Metropolitan Antonio of Mexico, Venezuela, Central America and the Caribbean passed away.
14.06.2017 20:58

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk presides over panel discussion on the role of theology in education and upbringing of a contemporary person

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk presides over panel discussion on the role of theology in education and upbringing of a contemporary person The discussion was held in the framework of the 1st All-Russian academic conference on Theology in Humanitarian Education which is taking place at the MEPhi.
14.06.2017 16:49

The first All-Russian academic conference on Theology in Humanitarian Education takes place in Moscow

The first All-Russian academic conference on Theology in Humanitarian Education takes place in Moscow The first All-Russian academic conference on Theology in Humanitarian Education began its work on June 14, 2017.
14.06.2017 15:31

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends greetings to the participants in the 1st All-Russian academic conference on Theology in Humanitarian Education

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends greetings to the participants in the 1st All-Russian academic conference on Theology in Humanitarian Education On June 14, 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion read out welcome address of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia at the opening session.
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