Inter-Orthodox relations

31.05.2019 22:02

The Serbian Church re-affirms its position on church situation in Ukraine

The Serbian Church re-affirms its position on church situation in Ukraine His Holiness Irenaeus, Patriarch of Serbia, has familiarized His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, with the position taken by the Serbian Orthodox Church on the Ukrainian church problems.
31.05.2019 16:35

Metropolitan Daniel of Vidin visits Department for External Church Relations

Metropolitan Daniel of Vidin visits Department for External Church Relations On 29 May 2019, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with Metropolitan Daniel of Vidin, Bulgarian Orthodox Church, currently in Moscow on a trip as head of the group of teachers of the foundations of Orthodoxy in the educational institutions…
30.05.2019 15:02

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Bishop of Antiochian Church

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Bishop of Antiochian Church On 29 May 2019, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with Bishop Qais of Ardrum who arrived in Moscow to take part in the international conference on ‘Violation of the rights of believers in Ukraine.’
29.05.2019 19:29

Commentary by the Secretariat of the Synodal Biblical and Theological Commission on the Letter by Patriarch Bartholomew to Archbishop Anastasios of Albania of 20th February 2019

Commentary by the Secretariat of the Synodal Biblical and Theological Commission  on the Letter by Patriarch Bartholomew   to Archbishop Anastasios of Albania of 20th February 2019 The members and experts of the Synodal Biblical and Theological Commission have examined the key theses of Patriarch Bartholomew’s argument.
28.05.2019 21:08

Assembly of Bishops of Serbian Orthodox Church states that any change in status of Kosovo and Metohija is inadmissible

Assembly of Bishops of Serbian Orthodox Church states that any change in status of Kosovo and Metohija is inadmissible One of the major items on the agenda of the Assembly of Bishops of the Serbian Orthodox Church that completed its work on 18th May 2019, was the situation in Kosovo and Metohija, including the issue of the status of this province which has an immense historical and spiritual importance…
22.05.2019 23:15

DECR chairman meets with delegation of Palestinian Supreme Presidential Committee for Churches’ Affairs

DECR chairman meets with delegation of Palestinian Supreme Presidential Committee for Churches’ Affairs On May 22, 2019, the Day of the Translation of the Relics of St Nicholas the Wonderworker from Myra of Lycia to Bar, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), after the celebration of the Divine Liturgy at the church of Our…
21.05.2019 17:19

The Bishops’ Council of the Serbian Orthodox Church calls the schism and actions of Constantinople “the greatest problem of the Orthodox Church today”

The Bishops’ Council of the Serbian Orthodox Church calls the schism and actions of Constantinople “the greatest problem of the Orthodox Church today” The Sacred Bishops’ Council of the Serbian Orthodox Church held its regular session on May 9-18, 2019.
20.05.2019 19:28

Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church attends Paschal reception at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church attends Paschal reception at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs On 20 May 2019, a solemn Paschal reception was held at the large mansion of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Attending the reception were religious leaders, heads of foreign diplomatic missions, Russian and foreign diplomats.
20.05.2019 13:20

Delegation of pilgrims from North American Archdiocese of Antioch on a visit to St. Petersburg

Delegation of pilgrims from North American Archdiocese of Antioch on a visit to St. Petersburg On May 19, 2019, the fourth Sunday after Pascha, Metropolitan Varsonofy of St. Petersburg and Ladoga celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in the St. Alexander Nevsky Laura.
18.05.2019 15:07

Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine meets with Primate of the Orthodox Church of Jerusalem

Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine meets with Primate of the Orthodox Church of Jerusalem On 17 May 2019, His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine, currently on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, met with His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem.