President Vladimir Putin’s message to the 5th plenary session of the Christian Inter-confessional Consultative Committee
President Vladimir Putin has sent a message of greetings to the Fifth Plenary Session of the Christian Inter-confessional Consultative Committee, which has begun its work on April 26, 2017, in St. Petersburg. The message was read out by Mr. M. Belousov, deputy head of the Presidential Administration for Domestic Policy.
DECR chairman expresses condolences over the demise of Archbishop Jeremiah of Wroclaw and Szczecin, a hierarch of the Polish Orthodox Church
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, has sent His Beatitude Sava, Metropolitan of Warsaw and All Poland, a message expressing condolences over the demise of Archbishop Jeremiah of Wroclaw and Szczecin. Below is the full text of the message.
Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Paschal night at church of Our Lady the Joy to All the Afflicted-in-Bolshaya-Ordynka
On the night of April 16, 2017, the feast of the Resurrection of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk presided over the Paschal celebrations – Midnight Office, Procession with the Cross, Paschal Matins and the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom. The archpastor was assisted by…
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent the following Easter greeting to the heads of non-Orthodox Churches: Pope Francis, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos Garegin II of All Armenians, Patriarch Tawadros II of the Coptic Church; Patriarch Aphrem II of the Syriac Church, and many others
Metropolitan Hilarion greets the heads of non-Orthodox Churches with the feast of the Resurrection of Christ
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, greeted Pope Francis; Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos Garegin II of All Armenians; Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury; Bishop Dr. Heinrich Bedford-Strom, chairman of the Council of the Evangelical Church in Germany, and heads of other non-Orthodox…