Inter-Orthodox relations

18.04.2017 23:38

Patriarch Kirill attends Easter reception at Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Patriarch Kirill attends Easter reception at Ministry of Foreign Affairs The event was attended by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia. The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church was welcomed by Russia’s minister of foreign affairs Sergey Lavrov.
17.04.2017 22:40

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the death of Archbishop Jeremiah of Wroclaw and Szczecin

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the death of Archbishop Jeremiah of Wroclaw and Szczecin His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent a message of condolences to His Beatitude Sava, Metropolitan of Warsaw and All Poland, over the demise of Archbishop Jeremiah of Wroclaw and Szczecin, a hierarch of the Polish Orthodox Church.
17.04.2017 22:39

DECR chairman expresses condolences over the demise of Archbishop Jeremiah of Wroclaw and Szczecin, a hierarch of the Polish Orthodox Church

DECR chairman expresses condolences over the demise of Archbishop Jeremiah of Wroclaw and Szczecin, a hierarch of the Polish Orthodox Church Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, has sent His Beatitude Sava, Metropolitan of Warsaw and All Poland, a message expressing condolences over the demise of Archbishop Jeremiah of Wroclaw and Szczecin. Below is the full text of the message.
16.04.2017 20:43

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill celebrates Paschal Great Vespers at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill celebrates Paschal Great Vespers at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour On 16 April 2017, the feast day of the Bright 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.
16.04.2017 10:01

Paschal greeting of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill to Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches

Paschal greeting of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill to Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent greetings with the feast of the Bright Resurrection of Church to the Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches
16.04.2017 10:00

DECR chairman congratulates Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches on the Passover of Christ

DECR chairman congratulates Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches on the Passover of Christ Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk sent the following greeting with the Resurrection of Christ
08.04.2017 14:31

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill greets Primate of Serbian Orthodox Church with Krsna Slava

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill greets Primate of Serbian Orthodox Church with Krsna Slava 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 the day of his Krsna Slava – that is how the commemoration day of a family’s patron saint…
08.04.2017 14:30

DECR chairman congratulates His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia on Krsna Slava

DECR chairman congratulates His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia on Krsna Slava Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a message of greetings to the Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church on his Krsna Slava.
05.04.2017 14:32

Office for the Dead said at the Russian Orthodox Church’s Sofia Representation for those who died in St. Petersburg metro station

Office for the Dead said at the Russian Orthodox Church’s Sofia Representation for those who died in St. Petersburg metro station Before the requiem, Father Philipp read out the message of condolence issued by the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church.
29.03.2017 15:18

Metropolitan Hilarion’s interview with Greek Romfea news agency

Metropolitan Hilarion’s interview with Greek Romfea news agency Answering the journalist’s questions, Metropolitan Hilarion spoke on the Council that took place in Crete last year, the construction of a Russian church in Cyprus, the situation of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, the situation in the Middle East and other issues.
28.03.2017 16:42

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk takes part in the opening of the Russian church in Cyprus

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk takes part in the opening of the Russian church in Cyprus On 27 March 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations and rector of Ss Cyril and Methodius Theological Institute of Postgraduate Studies, while in Cyprus with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, visited the metochion of…
27.03.2017 17:00

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with President Nicos Anastasiadis of Cyprus

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with President Nicos Anastasiadis of Cyprus On March 27, 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with President Nicos Anastasiadis of the Republic of Cyprus at his residence in Nicosia.
27.03.2017 16:35

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Archbishop Chrysostomos of Cyprus

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Archbishop Chrysostomos of Cyprus On March 27, 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with His Beatitude Chrysostomos II, Archbishop of New Justiniana and All Cyprus, at the Archdiocese of Cyprus in Nicosia.
26.03.2017 22:25

Prayers in Arabic and Church Slavonic are offered up in a Lebanese village

Prayers in Arabic and Church Slavonic are offered up in a Lebanese village On 25 March 2017, divine services were celebrated at the Church of the Epiphany in the village of Naccache with the blessing of Metropolitan George of Mount Lebanon, Patriarchate of Antioch.
26.03.2017 21:50

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk begins his working visit to Cyprus

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk begins his working visit to Cyprus On 25 March 2017, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and at the invitation of Metropolitan Isaias of Tamasos and Oreini, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, arrived in Cyprus to take part in the…
24.03.2017 19:02

Restoration of the Edicule of the Holy Sepulchre completed

Restoration of the Edicule of the Holy Sepulchre completed On 22 March 2017, an official ceremony marking the completion of restoration works within the Edicule took place at the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.
22.03.2017 13:32

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

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill greets His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem with his Name Day His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a message of greetings to the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Jerusalem on the commemoration day of his heavenly patron, Holy Martyr Theophilus of Sebaste.
22.03.2017 13:30

DECR chairman sends message of greetings to His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem on his Name Day

DECR chairman sends message of greetings to His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem on his Name Day Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, congratulated His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem on his Name Day.
21.03.2017 19:02

Metropolitan Niphon of Philippopolis, representative of Patriarch of Antioch to Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, awarded by Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia

Metropolitan Niphon of Philippopolis, representative of Patriarch of Antioch to Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, awarded by Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia On March 19, 2017, Archbishop George of Michalovce and Kosice (Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia), who had come to Moscow with the blessing of the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church, presented Metropolitan Niphon of Philippopolis, representative of the Patriarch of Great Antioch and All the East…
14.03.2017 11:04

Metropolitan Hilarion’s pilgrimage to Holy Mount Athos

Metropolitan Hilarion’s pilgrimage to Holy Mount Athos Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, was on a visit to Holy Mount Athos from March 11 to 13, 2017.
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