Inter-Orthodox relations

04.05.2016 16:57

Minutes of the Holy Synod Session of April 16, 2016

Minutes of the Holy Synod Session of April 16, 2016 The Holy Synod session on April 16, 2016, held a preliminary discussion on the membership of the Russian Orthodox Church’s delegation to the Pan-Orthodox Council to take place from June 18 to 27, 2016.
01.05.2016 7:11

Paschal greetings of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia to the Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches

Paschal greetings of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia to the Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent his greetings with the Resurrection of Christ
01.05.2016 7:00

DECR chairman sends Paschal greetings to the heads of the Local Orthodox Churches

DECR chairman sends Paschal greetings to the heads of the Local Orthodox Churches Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent his greetings with the Resurrection of Christ.
23.04.2016 11:24

Primate of Russian Orthodox Church greets His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia with Slava, the commemoration day of his family’s patron saint

Primate of Russian Orthodox Church greets His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia with Slava, the commemoration day of his family’s patron saint His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a message of greetings to the Archbishop of Peć and Metropolitan of Belgrade and Karlovci, His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia, on his Krsna Slava – that is how the commemoration day of a family’s patron saint is called in…
23.04.2016 11:24

DECR chairman sends greetings to His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia on the Day of Krsna Slava

DECR chairman sends greetings to His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia on the Day of Krsna Slava Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, greeted the Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church with the Day of Krsna Slava.
21.04.2016 17:14

Preparation of celebrations marking the millennium of the Russian presence on Mount Athos is discussed in Moscow

Preparation of celebrations marking the millennium of the Russian presence on Mount Athos is discussed in Moscow A meeting, at which the preparation of the celebrations to mark the millennium of the Russian presence on Mount Athos was discussed, took place in Moscow on 20 April 2016.
20.04.2016 11:01

DECR chairman attends conference on the forthcoming Pan-Orthodox Council

DECR chairman attends conference on the forthcoming Pan-Orthodox Council A scholarly conference, 'The Pan-Orthodox Council: Opinions and Expectations,' took place at St. Tikhon’s Orthodox University in Moscow on 19 April 2016 with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
13.04.2016 13:25

Church-state delegation visits Syria

Church-state delegation visits Syria A delegation of Russian parliamentarians, members of the inter-factional group for defending Christian values, was on a visit to Syria from April 9 to 12, 2016. It included S. Gavrilov (State Duma), A. Yuschenko (Council of the Federation and State Duma), D. Sablin (Council of the Federation), and Ms. N.…
31.03.2016 10:20

Pan-Orthodox Secretariat of the Great and Holy Council of the Orthodox Church concludes its first meeting

Pan-Orthodox Secretariat of the Great and Holy Council of the Orthodox Church concludes its first meeting On March 30, 2016, the Pan-Orthodox Secretariat of the Great and Holy Council of the Orthodox Church concluded its first meeting, which took place at the Patriarchate of Constantinople’s Orthodox center in Chambesy, Switzerland.
29.03.2016 14:57

Pan-Orthodox Secretariat of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church begins its work in Chambésy

Pan-Orthodox Secretariat of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church begins its work in Chambésy On 29 March 2016, the first meeting of the Pan-Orthodox Secretariat of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church began at the Orthodox Centre of the Patriarchate of Constantinople in Chambésy, near Geneva, under the chairmanship of Metropolitan Jeremiah of Switzerland (Patriarchate of Constantinople).
22.03.2016 16:33

Conference of Orthodox Bishops in Austria begins its 11th session

Conference of Orthodox Bishops in Austria begins its 11th session On March 21, the Conference of Orthodox Bishops in Austria began its 11th session in Vienna. The Russian Orthodox Church is represented by Bishop Tikhon of Podolsk, administrator of the diocese of Vienna and Austria, the website of the Moscow Northeast Vicariate reports.
22.03.2016 13:55

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill greets His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem with his Name Day

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill greets His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem with his Name Day His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a message of greetings to His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem on his Name Day
22.03.2016 13:53

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk greets Primate of the Orthodox Church of Jerusalem with his Name Day

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk greets Primate of the Orthodox Church of Jerusalem with his Name Day Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a message of greetings to His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem on the commemoration day of his heavenly patron, the Holy Martyr Theophilus of Sebaste.
21.03.2016 14:48

Trinity Cathedral under construction on Branley embankment crowned with central cupola

Trinity Cathedral under construction on Branley embankment crowned with central cupola On March 19, 2016, a solemn ceremony took place in the French capital on the occasion of the blessing and installation of the main cupola and a cross on top of the new cathedral church of the diocese of Chersonese, on the Branley embankment.
21.03.2016 7:42

Leaders of the country, local churches and foreign diplomatic missions congratulate Patriarch Kirill on 40th anniversary of his episcopal consecration

Leaders of the country, local churches and foreign diplomatic missions congratulate Patriarch Kirill on 40th anniversary of his episcopal consecration On 20 March 2016, the Sunday of Orthodoxy, after the Liturgy at the Cathedral Church of Christ the Saviour, Metropolitan Juvenaly of Krutitsy and Kolomna, read out a congratulatory message to the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church on the occasions of the 40th anniversary of the episcopal consecration…
20.03.2016 20:54

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill celebrates Divine Liturgy in the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour on the Sunday of Orthodoxy

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill celebrates Divine Liturgy in the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour on the Sunday of Orthodoxy That day was marked by the main celebrations on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of episcopal consecration of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill. The actual date was March 14, Monday of the first week of Lent.
20.03.2016 16:41

Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine visits Greece

Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine visits Greece The Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, His Beatitude Onufry, Metropolitan of Kiev and All Ukraine, visited Greece.
12.03.2016 14:56

Seminar on Pan-Orthodox Council takes place at Ss Cyril and Methodius Theological Institute of Postgraduate Studies

Seminar on Pan-Orthodox Council takes place at Ss Cyril and Methodius Theological Institute of Postgraduate Studies On 11 March 2016, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Ss Cyril and Methodius Theological Institute of Postgraduate Studies hosted a seminar on the Pan-Orthodox Council due to take place on the island of Crete in June this year.
11.03.2016 23:03

Primate of Bulgarian Orthodox Church completes his visit to Russia

Primate of Bulgarian Orthodox Church completes his visit to Russia On 11 March 2016, His Holiness Patriarch Neofit of Bulgaria completed his visit to the Russian Orthodox Church.
09.03.2016 23:20

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill officiates at the IFUOCN-2016 award ceremony

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill officiates at the IFUOCN-2016 award ceremony On 9 March 2016, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia officiated at the 16th annual ceremony of awarding the prize of the International Foundation for the Unity of Orthodox Christian Nations (IFUOCN) “For the Outstanding Activity in Strengthening Unity of Orthodox Christian Nations and for Consolidation and…
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