His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent the following greeting to His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon of All America and Canada with his Name Day
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent the following greeting to His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon of All America and Canada
A delegation of the Greek Orthodox Church led by Metropolitan Nektarios of Kerkyra, Paxoi and the Transmarine Isles brought from the Island of Corfu to Yekaterinburg the right had of St. Spyridon, Bishop of Trimythous.
On 8 October 2014, Metropolitan Porfirije of Zagreb-Ljubljana currently on a visit to the Russian Orthodox Church with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, took part in the celebration on the commemoration day of St. Sergius of Radonezh in the Laura of the Holt…
The Commission reviewed draft documents of the Pan-Orthodox Council on inter-Christian relations, adopted at the 3rd Pan-Orthodox Preconciliar Consultation in 1986. The participants in the meeting took into account considerable changes that had taken place in a whole number of Protestant denominations in recent decades.
On September 30, 2014, the Special Inter-Orthodox Commission for Preparing a Pan-Orthodox Council began its work at the Patriarchate of Constantinople’s Ecumenical Center in Chambesy near Geneva. The aim of the meeting is to edit the earlier adopted draft documents of the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church.
On September 26, 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, met with the newly-appointed ambassador of the Russian Federation to Slovakia, Mr. A. Fedotov.
On September 26, 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, met with Bulgaria’s Ambassador to Russia, Mr. Boiko Kocev, at the DECR.
The participants in the meeting discussed the forthcoming visit of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia to the Serbian Orthodox Church, the website of the Serbian Orthodox Church reports.
On 23 September 2014, an exhibition of contest works for designing the interior decoration of the Cathedral of St. Sabbas on the Vračar hill in Belgrade opened at the Russian Academy of Arts in Moscow.