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15.08.2018 14:38

Pilgrims from Portugal visit Department for External Church Relations

Pilgrims from Portugal visit Department for External Church Relations On 15 August 2018, a group of Catholic pilgrims from Portugal, led by Rev. António Vaz Pinto, rector of the Church of St. Roch in Lisbon, visited the Moscow Patriarchate's Department for External Church Relations.
14.08.2018 15:12

Representative of the Russian Orthodox Church spoke at the 19th All-American Council meeting

Representative of the Russian Orthodox Church spoke at the 19th All-American Council meeting The 19th All-American Council of the Orthodox Church in America was held from July 23 6to 27, 2018, in St. Louis, Missouri.
13.08.2018 18:44

DECR vice-chairman meets with Swiss ambassador to Russia

DECR vice-chairman meets with Swiss ambassador to Russia On August 13, 2018, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Switzerland to Russia Ives Rossier visited the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR) and was received by the DECR vice-chairman Archpriest Nikolay Balashov.
10.08.2018 15:40

Pilgrim group from Russian Orthodox Church takes part in patronal feast of Russian Monastery of St. Panteleimon on Mount Athos

Pilgrim group from Russian Orthodox Church takes part in patronal feast of Russian Monastery of St. Panteleimon on Mount Athos With a blessing of His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, and in compliance with the Holy Synod Resolution of June 14, 2018, a pilgrim group of the Russian Orthodox Church visited Holy Mount on August 7-10 to participate in the celebrations held on the day of the…
10.08.2018 14:08

Orthodox divine service is to be celebrated in old French church of St. Radegund

Orthodox divine service is to be celebrated in old French church of St. Radegund On August 19, 2018, the Day of the Transfiguration of Our Lord Jesus Christ, the Divine Liturgy will be celebrated in the Talmont-sur-Gironde commune by Father Maxim Politov, secretory of the diocese of Chersonese. The liturgical hymns will be sung by the choir of the Cathedral of the Trinity in…
10.08.2018 10:27

Patriarchal deanery in Thailand has given humanitarian aids to Karen refugees

Patriarchal deanery in Thailand has given humanitarian aids to Karen refugees On August 7, 2018, with a blessing of the dean of the Patriarchal Parishes in Thailand and the Russian Orthodox Church representative in Thailand, Archimandrite Oleg (Cherepanin), a working group visited the Ban Huai Sua village in the Tanah Seri Hills on the Thailand–Myanmar border.
06.08.2018 17:02

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends condolences over the death of people as the result of earthquake in Indonesia

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends condolences over the death of people as the result of earthquake in Indonesia His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed condolences to the President of Indonesia, Mr. Joko Widodo, over the death of people as the result of the earthquake on Lombok island.
06.08.2018 12:45

Primates of Orthodox Churches of Constantinople and Russia are to meet

Primates of Orthodox Churches of Constantinople and Russia are to meet His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, and His Holiness Bartholomew, Patriarch of Constantinople, are to meet on August 31, 2018, in Istanbul.
03.08.2018 12:10

Requiem service for sailors of Arctic convoys who had died during World War II was celebrated in Iceland

Requiem service for sailors of Arctic convoys who had died during World War II was celebrated in Iceland On 29 July 2018, Russia's Navy Day, the compatriots laid flowers to the Hope for Peace Monument in Reykjavik, Iceland.
01.08.2018 10:47

Russian Orthodox Church’s parishes in various countries celebrate 1030th anniversary of the Baptism of Russia

Russian Orthodox Church’s parishes in various countries celebrate 1030th anniversary of the Baptism of Russia The divine services marking the 1030th anniversary of the Baptism of Russia were celebrated at the parishes of the Russian Orthodox Church in various countries.
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