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26.09.2020 10:10

Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church greets Patriarch John X of Antioch and All the East on his name day

Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church greets Patriarch John X of Antioch and All the East on his name day 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.
26.09.2020 10:09

Metropolitan Hilarion greets Primate of the Orthodox Church of Antioch on his name day

Metropolitan Hilarion greets Primate of the Orthodox Church of Antioch on his name day 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.
25.09.2020 13:24

DECR secretary for interreligious relations takes part in online interfaith conference

DECR secretary for interreligious relations takes part in online interfaith conference 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.
23.09.2020 13:01

DECR chairman meets with newly appointed Russia’s Ambassador to Lebanon

DECR chairman meets with newly appointed Russia’s Ambassador to Lebanon 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.
22.09.2020 22:02

Metropolitan Hilarion: actions of the Patriarch of Constantinople in Ukraine have become a kind of natural disaster for the entire world Orthodoxy

Metropolitan Hilarion: actions of the Patriarch of Constantinople in Ukraine have become a kind of natural disaster for the entire world Orthodoxy 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.
21.09.2020 16:06

Mr. Miklós Soltész, Hungary’s Secretary of State for Churches, Minorities and Civil Affairs, visits construction site of Orthodox church in Hévíz

Mr. Miklós Soltész, Hungary’s Secretary of State for Churches, Minorities and Civil Affairs, visits construction site of Orthodox church in Hévíz 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.
21.09.2020 15:13

Representative of Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to the Patriarchal Throne of Antioch celebrated memorial litya for the late director of the Department of Ecumenical Relations and Development of the Church of Antioch

Representative of Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to the Patriarchal Throne of Antioch celebrated memorial litya for the late director of the Department of Ecumenical Relations and Development of the Church of Antioch 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,…
19.09.2020 11:18

DECR chairman sends greetings to Metropolitan Grigorij of Vratsa of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church on the occasion of his jubilee

DECR chairman sends greetings to Metropolitan Grigorij of Vratsa of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church on the occasion of his jubilee 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.
18.09.2020 21:50

Moscow Patriarchate’s representative attends opening ceremony of the Association of Russian-Speaking Compatriots in northern Turkey

Moscow Patriarchate’s representative attends opening ceremony of the Association of Russian-Speaking Compatriots in northern Turkey 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.
17.09.2020 13:00

Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Paris will take part in European Heritage Days

Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Paris will take part in European Heritage Days 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).