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14.07.2019 21:40

Metropolitan Hilarion meets at Poznanie charity with Syrian children who have come to Moscow for treatment

Metropolitan Hilarion meets at Poznanie charity with Syrian children who have come to Moscow for treatment Seven-year-old Bashar Canaan and thirteen-year-old Sidra Zarour had come with their parents to Russia on June 30 to undergo prosthetics and rehabilitation under the charity project “There are no foreign children”.
11.07.2019 23:46

CMI MA course: theological education in today’s context

CMI MA course: theological education in today’s context The Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies (CMI) continues enrolling students for its MA course. This year, the following four programs are available: External Church Relations, Christian Sources, Philosophy and History of Religion, Canon Law.
10.07.2019 11:39

DECR representative meets with Ambassador of Ethiopia to Russia

DECR representative meets with Ambassador of Ethiopia to Russia On 9 July 2019, hieromonk Stefan (Igumnov), DECR secretary for inter-Christian relations, visited the Embassy of Ethiopia in Moscow with the blessing of Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), and met with H. E. Alemayehu Tegenu Aargau, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary…
09.07.2019 16:56

Statement of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church on the situation in Montenegro

Statement of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church on the situation in Montenegro The statement was adopted at the session of the Holy Synod on July 9, 2019 (min. 71).
09.07.2019 11:31

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs session of the Holy Synod at Valaam Monastery 

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs session of the Holy Synod at Valaam Monastery  On July 8-11, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia visited the Transfiguration of the Saviour stauropegic monastery on Valaam.
08.07.2019 21:49

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Kiyiakos Mitsotakis on his appointment prime minister of the Hellenic Republic

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Kiyiakos Mitsotakis on his appointment prime minister of the Hellenic Republic (Russian) Святейший Патриарх Московский и всея Руси Кирилл поздравил Кириакоса Мицотакиса с назначением на пост Премьер-министра Греческой Республики.
08.07.2019 21:34

Cleric and his flock have returned from schism to canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church

Cleric and his flock have returned from schism to canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church On 8 July 2019, Metropolitan Antony of Borispol and Brovary, chancellor of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, met with a community of the Church of the Dormition in the village of Morozovka, Borispol diocese. Rev. Nikolai Brega, suspended for his deviation into the schism, repented and expressed his wish to return…
08.07.2019 17:36

DECR chairman sends a congratulatory message to the newly elected President of the European Parliament

DECR chairman sends a congratulatory message to the newly elected President of the European Parliament Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, has extended congratulations to Mr. David-Maria Sassoli.
08.07.2019 17:00

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Egils Levits on his inauguration as President of the Republic of Latvia

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Egils Levits on his inauguration as President of the Republic of Latvia (Russian) Святейший Патриарх Московский и всея Руси Кирилл поздравил Эгилса Левитса со вступлением в должность Президента Латвийской Республики.
03.07.2019 9:36

Consul General of Russian Federation in Istanbul awarded medal of Russian Orthodox Church

Consul General of Russian Federation in Istanbul awarded medal of Russian Orthodox Church On 2nd July 2019, at the Church of Ss. Constantine and Helen in Istanbul, located in the territory of the summer residence of the General Consulate of the Russian Federation, Priest Georgy Sergeyev, responsible for taking pastoral care of the Russian-speaking faithful in Turkey, presented Mr. Andrei Podelyshev, Russia’s Consul…