Inter-Orthodox relations

25.08.2016 13:31

Four lesser cupolas installed on the Cathedral of the Trinity under construction in Paris

Four lesser cupolas installed on the Cathedral of the Trinity under construction in Paris On August 24, 2016, four lesser cupolas were installed in a solemn ceremony on the Cathedral of the Trinity under construction on the Branley Embankment in Paris.
23.08.2016 16:26

His Holiness Patriarch Kiril expresses condolences to Primate of Orthodox Church of Constantinople over terrorist attack in Gaziantep, Turkey

His Holiness Patriarch Kiril expresses condolences to Primate of Orthodox Church of Constantinople over terrorist attack in Gaziantep, Turkey The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church sent a message to His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople, in which he expressed his condolences over the terrorist attack committed in Gaziantep.
19.08.2016 16:42

Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church takes part in celebrations marking the 1070th anniversary of the holy demise of St John of Rila

Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church takes part in celebrations marking the 1070th anniversary of the holy demise of St John of Rila On 18 August 2016, the commemoration day of St John of Rila, the Bulgarian Orthodox Church celebrated the 1070th anniversary of the his holy demise.
30.07.2016 19:04

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk visits Church of Ss Cyril and Methodius in Ljubljana

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk visits Church of Ss Cyril and Methodius in Ljubljana At the church gates the DECR chairman was met by Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana and clerics of his metropolia. Metropolitan Hilarion proceeded to the church wherein a thanksgiving was said.
30.07.2016 2:12

Representatives of Russian Orthodox Church, Serbian Orthodox Church and Roman Catholic Church in Slovenia hold talks in Ljubljana

Representatives of Russian Orthodox Church, Serbian Orthodox Church and Roman Catholic Church in Slovenia hold talks in Ljubljana The hierarchs noted the fruitful development of relations between the Roman Catholic Church and the Russian Orthodox Church.
28.07.2016 12:46

Bulgarian edition of the book of homilies by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk presented in Sofia

Bulgarian edition of the book of homilies by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk presented in Sofia The book was published by the Metochion of the Russian Orthodox Church in Sofia to mark the 50th birthday of Metropolitan Hilarion.
26.07.2016 18:00

On the Day of the Synaxis of the Archangel Gabriel, Patriarch Kirill celebrates the liturgy at the Church of Antioch Moscow Representation

On the Day of the Synaxis of the Archangel Gabriel, Patriarch Kirill celebrates the liturgy at the Church of Antioch Moscow Representation On July 26, 2016, the Day of the Synaxis of the Archangel Gabriel, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the church of St. Gabriel, the Moscow Representation of the Orthodox Church of Antioch.
24.07.2016 16:48

Patriarch Kirill celebrates liturgy at the church of Our Lady the Joy to All the Afflicted-in-Bolshaya-Ordynka

Patriarch Kirill celebrates liturgy at the church of Our Lady the Joy to All the Afflicted-in-Bolshaya-Ordynka On June 24, 2016, the commemoration day of the Holy Princess Olga Equal-to-the-Apostles, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Moscow church of Our Lady the Joy to All the Afflicted-in-Bolshaya-Ordynka.
23.07.2016 20:07

Festive night devoted to Metropolitan Hilarion’s 50th birthday

Festive night devoted to Metropolitan Hilarion’s 50th birthday On July 22, 2016, a festive night devoted to the 50th birthday of Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR), rector of the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies (CMI) and chairman of the Synodal Biblical and Theological Commission, took…
22.07.2016 19:29

New book by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk presented in Moscow

New book by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk presented in Moscow It is the first book in the series of six volumes entitled “Jesus Christ. Life and Teaching.” The series will be continued by the following books: “Sermon on the Mount,” “Miracles of Jesus,” “Parables of Jesus,” “The Lamb of God. Jesus in the Gospel of John,” and “Death and Resurrection.”
16.07.2016 19:45

Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church expresses its position on the Council held in Crete

Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church expresses its position on the Council held in Crete The participants in the session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church, held under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia on 15 July 2016, considered the Council of the Primates and hierarchs of ten Local Orthodox Churches, which took place from June…
12.07.2016 19:11

On commemoration day of Ss Peter and Paul Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Divine Liturgy at the Represenation of Serbian Church in Moscow

On commemoration day of Ss Peter and Paul Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Divine Liturgy at the Represenation of Serbian Church in Moscow On 12 July 2016, the commemoration day of the Holy Glorious and All-Praised Leaders of the Apostles, Peter and Paul, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Representation of the Serbian Orthodox Church, the Church of Ss…
11.07.2016 12:36

Celebrations in the Monastery of Our Lady of Tikhvin attended by guests from Local Orthodox Churches

Celebrations in the Monastery of Our Lady of Tikhvin attended by guests from Local Orthodox Churches On July 8, 2016, the eve of the Day of the Tikvin Icon of the Mother of God, the chancellor of the Moscow Patriarchate Metropolitan Varsonofy of St. Petersburg and Ladoga, celebrated All-Night Vigil at the Cathedral of the Assumption at the Assumption Monastery of Our Lady of Tikhvin.
24.06.2016 14:30

Primate of the Orthodox Church of Constantinople sends to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill condolences upon the tragedy on Syamozero

Primate of the Orthodox Church of Constantinople sends to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill condolences upon the tragedy on Syamozero In his letter to the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople expressed condolences upon the tragic events on Syamozero in Karelia involving the death of fourteen people including thirteen children. The search for one more child continues.
18.06.2016 3:40

Round Table on ‘Why the Council on Crete has not become a Pan-Orthodox Council?’

Round Table on ‘Why the Council on Crete has not become a Pan-Orthodox Council?’ The Round Table on ‘Why the Council on Crete has not become a Pan-Orthodox Council?’ took place at the ‘Russia Today’ International Multimedia Press Centre on June 17, 2016.
17.06.2016 12:00

Message of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill to Primates and representatives of Local Orthodox Churches who have assembled in Crete

Message of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill to Primates and representatives of Local Orthodox Churches who have assembled in Crete His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent a message to the Primates and representative of Local Orthodox Churches who have assembled in the Island of Crete.
16.06.2016 21:58

Metropolitan Hilarion: There are no grounds for speaking of any division in the Orthodox world

Metropolitan Hilarion: There are no grounds for speaking of any division in the Orthodox world Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk gave an interview to the RIA Novosti.
14.06.2016 16:34

‘Unity cannot be imposed on churches’ – Russian Orthodox Church spokesman to RT

‘Unity cannot be imposed on churches’ – Russian Orthodox Church spokesman to RT The landmark meeting of the heads of all Orthodox Christian churches could be postponed as five out of 14 churches have pulled out. The head of external relations at the Russian Orthodox Church, Metropolitan Hilarion, explains the situation to RT.
14.06.2016 15:39

Patriarch Kirill’s congratulatory message to the Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church on the occasion of his Name Day

Patriarch Kirill’s congratulatory message to the Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church on the occasion of his Name Day His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has greeted His Beatitude Heronymos, Archbishop of Athens and All Greece, on the occasion of his Name Day.
14.06.2016 15:38

DECR chairman sends a message of greetings to the Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church on the occasion of his Name Day

DECR chairman sends a message of greetings to the Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church on the occasion of his Name Day Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR) greeted His Beatitude, Archbishop Hieronymos of Athens and All Greece on the occasion of his Name Day.
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