On March 17, 2010, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russian met with President of the Republic of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan at the presidential residence in Yerevan.
On March 17, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos Karekin II of All Armenians visited the Russian Orthodox Parish of the Intercession in the Kanaker district, Yerevan.
On March 17, 2010, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos Karekin II of All Armenians visited School No. 21 of the Russian Ministry of Defense, located near the Church of the Intercession they had visited previously.
In the morning of March 17, 2010, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos Karekin II of All Armenians visited the Armenian Genocide Memorial on Tsitsernakabad Hill in Yerevan.
With great joy and warm feelings I have set foot today on the blessed and much-suffered Armenian soil sanctified by the toil of St. Gregory the Enlightener of Great Armenia and stained with the blood of martyrs for the faith of Christ cultivated by many generations of the fraternal Armenian…
After visiting Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia currently on a visit to Armenia and the Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II proceeded to the monument to the Russian soldiers who fell in the Battle of Oshakan during the Russo-Persian war of…
On 16 March 2010, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill and the Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II visited the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin and proceeded to the Patriarchal resident in Etchmiadzin where an official ceremony of welcoming His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia took…
On 16 March 2010, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia arrived in Armenia on an official visit. He was met at the airport by the Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos and All Armenians Karekin II.
On 16 March 2010, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia arrived to the Republic of Armenia on an official visit. He is accompanied by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for external church relations; Archbishop Feognost of Sergiev Posad; Bishop Sergiy of Solnechnogorsk…
Rev. George Zavershinsky, DECR communications director, presented a paper at the round-table conference on St. Patrick, Ireland, Russia held at the Rudomino National Library of Foreign Literature on March 15, 2010 in anticipation of the Day of St. Patrick, the Christian enlightener of Ireland (4th-5th centuries).
A recital of Russian spiritual music will take place on March 26, 2010, at the old museum church of Agia Eirini in Istanbul, Turkey, to perform Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk’s Passions According to St. Matthews, and oratorio for soloists, a choir and an orchestra.
At its meeting on 5 March 2010 in St. Petersburg, chaired by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church made a number of decisions on the Church’s external work.
The Inter-Council Presence’s commission on relations with non-Orthodoxy and other religions held its first meeting on 4 March 2010 at the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate. It was led by the DECR chairman, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk.
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk’s interview to Interfax-Religion portal
(Russian) Участники встречи обсудили перспективы многолетнего сотрудничества Общины Тезе с Русской Православной Церковью. Был особо отмечен ценный опыт, накопленный Общиной Тезе в сфере миссионерского служения среди молодежи, который является актуальным и для пастырской работы с молодыми людьми в Русской Церкви.
On March 2, 2010, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Ms. Medvedev venerated the Saviour’s Crown of Thorns, the piece of the Lord’s Cross and the Nail from the Lord’s Cross kept in the Notre Dame Cathedral.
A symposium on the Spiritual Heritage of Holy Rus’ was held on 1 March 2010 at the College of the Bernardines in Paris. It was attended by 250 people. It was organized by the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, Parish Orthodox Seminary and the Roman Catholic Diocese of…
A delegation of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations was on a visit to Warsaw on February 25-26, 2010. It included Hegumen Philip Riabykh, DECR vice-chairman, and Rev. Seriy Zvonarev, DECR acting secretary for the far-abroad countries.
On 26 February 2010, representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church and the Catholic Church in Poland met at the Secretariat of the Polish Episcopal Conference in Warsaw.
(Russian) В рамках конференции докторант Общецерковной аспирантуры и докторантуры имени святых равноапостольных Кирилла и Мефодия протоиерей Николай Ким выступил с докладом на тему «Русская церковная эмиграция в Венгрии в 1920-30-х годах».