His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, has greeted the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Antioch on the day of St. John the Theologian.
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), has sent a message of greeting to His Beatitude John X, Patriarch of Great Antioch and All the East, on the occasion of his name day.
On 24th September 2020, an international online conference on “Religion in Changing World. Role of Education in Upbringing of Youth” took place on the platform of the TASS press centre in Moscow, bringing together eighty participants from twenty countries.
On 23rd September 2020, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with H.E. Mr. Alexander Rudakov, newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Lebanese Republic.
On 19th September 2020, in the Church and the World TV programme broadcast by Russia-24 channel on Saturdays and Sundays, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, answered questions of the programme’s host, Yekaterina Gracheva.
On 18th September 2020, Mr. Miklós Soltész, Hungary’s Secretary of State for Churches, Minorities and Civil Affairs, visited the town of Hévíz, in particular, a building site of the Russian Orthodox church of the “Life-Giving Spring” Icon of the Mother of God.
On 20th September 2020, on the eve of the 40th day after the demise of Archimandrite Alexi (Chehadeh), director of the Department of Ecumenical Relations and Development of the Orthodox Church of Antioch, a memorial litya was celebrated at his burial place in the Christian Bab Sharqi cemetery in Damascus,…
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a letter to Metropolitan Grigorij of Vratsa on the occasion of his 50th birthday. The text of the message is given below.
Within the framework of the opening ceremony, a meeting with compatriots took place with the view of discussing the organization of divine services in the region.
On September 19 and 20, 2020, the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity and the Russian Spiritual-Cultural Orthodox Center in Paris will take part for the fourth time in the European Heritage Days (Journées européennes du Patrimoine).