Inter-Orthodox relations

15.05.2015 16:55

Delegation of Russian Orthodox Church visits Bulgaria

Delegation of Russian Orthodox Church visits Bulgaria The celebrations in Loveč took place on May 11, the commemoration day of Ss Cyril and Methodius in Bulgaria.
05.05.2015 18:11

His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine takes part in celebrations marking 1150th anniversary of the Baptism of Bulgaria

His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine takes part in celebrations marking 1150th anniversary of the Baptism of Bulgaria On 2 May 2015, the commemoration day of the Holy Prince Boris (in Holy Baptism Michael), Equal-to-the-Apostles, the celebrations marking the 1150th anniversary of the Baptism of Bulgaria began in the city of Pliska, old capital of the Bulgarian Kingdom.
05.05.2015 16:05

Delegation of Russian Orthodox Church takes part in CROCEU meeting on the Role of the Church at the Time of Crisis

Delegation of Russian Orthodox Church takes part in CROCEU meeting on the Role of the Church at the Time of Crisis On 1-3 May 2015, members of the Committee of the Representatives of Orthodox Churches to the European Union (CROCEU) gathered in Athens at the invitation of the Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church of Greece to hold an annual meeting which this year was dedicated to “The Role of the…
02.05.2015 20:17

Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine arrives for the 1150th anniversary of the Baptism of Bulgaria

Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine arrives for the 1150th anniversary of the Baptism of Bulgaria His Beatitude Onufry, Metropolitan of Kiev and All Ukraine, arrived in Varna on May 1, 2015, at the invitation of His Holiness Patriarch Neophytos of Bulgaria, for the celebrations marking the 1150th anniversary of the Baptism of Bulgaria.
22.04.2015 22:53

Patriarch Kirill meets with General Secretary of World Council of Churches

Patriarch Kirill meets with General Secretary of World Council of Churches His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the Secretary General of the World Council of Churches (WCC), the Rev. Dr. Olav Fykse Tveit.
21.04.2015 18:50

DECR chairman meets with hierarchs of the Georgian Orthodox Church

DECR chairman meets with hierarchs of the Georgian Orthodox Church Metropolitan Hilarion thanked Georgian archpastors for the efforts undertaken for strengthening relations between the Russian and Georgian Orthodox Churches in science and education and wished Metropolitan Nicholas success in defending his thesis.
19.04.2015 20:50

Prayer in the Church of Antioch Moscow representation for Christian hierarchs kidnapped two years ago

Prayer in the Church of Antioch Moscow representation for Christian hierarchs kidnapped two years ago Metropolitan Niphon of Philippople, representative of the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East to the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Moscow representation of the Church of Antioch with a special prayer for the two abducted Christian hierarchs – Metropolitan Paul of Aleppo…
12.04.2015 23:32

Primate of Russian Church celebrates Paschal Great Vespers at Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow

Primate of Russian Church celebrates Paschal Great Vespers at Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow On 12 April 2015, the feast of the Radiant Resurrection of Christ, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated Paschal Great Vespers at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow.
12.04.2015 10:20

Patriarch Kirill’s Easter greetings to heads of Local Orthodox Churches

Patriarch Kirill’s Easter greetings to heads of Local Orthodox Churches "The miracle of the Resurrection of our Saviour is an immutable truth of the Christian faith, an inexhaustible source of love, the foundation of our hope for the future resurrection of all, and the fulfilment of the promise to become heirs of the Heavenly Kingdom..."
12.04.2015 10:19

DECR chairman sends Pascal greetings to Primates of Local Orthodox Churches

DECR chairman sends Pascal greetings to Primates of Local Orthodox Churches "I prayerfully beseech of the risen Christ that he fill your heart with Paschal joy and grant his unfailing aid in your lofty Primatial ministry."
03.04.2015 15:03

Special inter-Orthodox commission for preparing documents of Pan-Orthodox Council completes its work

Special inter-Orthodox commission for preparing documents of Pan-Orthodox Council completes its work The Special Inter-Orthodox Commission for preparing documents of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church completed its third session at the Orthodox Center in Chambesy, Switzerland.
30.03.2015 20:46

Special inter-Orthodox commission for preparing documents for Pan-Orthodox Council begins its 3d session

Special inter-Orthodox commission for preparing documents for Pan-Orthodox Council begins its 3d session The Special Inter-Orthodox Commission for preparing documents for a Pan-Orthodox Council began its 3d session at the Patriarchate of Constantinople’s Orthodox center in Chambesy.
30.03.2015 9:11

Moscow worshippers embroider a cover for the tomb of St. David of Gareji

Moscow worshippers embroider a cover for the tomb of St. David of Gareji Rector of the church, archpriest Ioann Kaleda told those present about St. David who had lived in the 6th century and about the monasteries he founded which bear his name and are located some 60 km from Tbilisi.
25.03.2015 9:36

A hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church celebrates in the church of St Sava in Belgrade

A hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church celebrates in the church of St Sava in Belgrade With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Bishop Augustine of Gorodets and Vetluga was on a visit to Serbia for a field meeting of the Izborsk Club.
22.03.2015 21:40

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with a delegation of the Greek Orthodox Church

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with a delegation of the Greek Orthodox Church The meeting took place after the All-Night Vigil celebrated in the church of Our Lady the Joy to All the Afflicted-in-Bolshaya-Ordynka in Moscow.
22.03.2015 16:57

Patriarch Kirill greets Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem on his saint’s day

Patriarch Kirill greets Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem on his saint’s day His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Jerusalem, His Beatitude Theophilos, Patriarch of the Holy City of Jerusalem and All Palestine, the following message of greetings on the commemoration day of his heavenly patron saint.
22.03.2015 16:56

DECR chairman’s message of greetings to Primate of the Orthodox Church of Jerusalem on his saint’s day

DECR chairman’s message of greetings to Primate of the Orthodox Church of Jerusalem on his saint’s day The chairman of the Department for the External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, has sent the following message of greetings to His Beatitude Theophilos III, Patriarch of the Holy City of Jerusalem and All Palestine, on his saint’s day
20.03.2015 17:29

Assembly of Orthodox Bishops in Spain and Portugal meets in Madrid

Assembly of Orthodox Bishops in Spain and Portugal meets in Madrid Participating in the session were Metropolitan Polykarpos of Spain and Portugal (Patriarchate of Constantinople), Bishop Luke of Western Europe (Serbian Patriarchate), and Bishop Timotei of Spain and Portugal (Patriarchate of Romania).
18.03.2015 10:54

Bishop Jovan of Slavonia visits Moscow

Bishop Jovan of Slavonia visits Moscow Bishop Jovan of Slavonia, the Serbian Orthodox Church visited Moscow on 12-17 March 2015 with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
16.03.2015 16:23

Patriarch John X of Antioch thanks the Russian Orthodox Church for hospitality

Patriarch John X of Antioch thanks the Russian Orthodox Church for hospitality His Beatitude John X, Patriarch of Great Antioch and All the East, sent a letter to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, expressing gratitude for brotherly Christian love and Abraham’s hospitality according him during his visit to the Russian Orthodox Church.
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