Inter-Orthodox relations

26.06.2014 23:32

Address by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk to the 1st Inter-parliamentary Assembly of Orthodoxy

Address by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk to the 1st Inter-parliamentary Assembly of Orthodoxy On June 26, the opening of the 21st Inter-parliamentary Assembly of Orthodoxy took place in the State Duma under the theme “Parliamentary Democracy – Orthodoxy: Values and Meanings”. Below is the address to the Assembly by the Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’ department for external church relations, Metropolitan Hilarion of…
24.06.2014 19:23

Patriarch Kirill extends condolences to Patriarch Neophyte of Bulgaria upon the flood

Patriarch Kirill extends condolences to Patriarch Neophyte of Bulgaria upon the flood His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent the following message of condolences to His Holiness Patriarch Neophyte of Bulgaria upon the flood in the country
24.06.2014 19:23

Metropolitan Hilarion sends condolences to Metropolitan John of Varna and Veliki Preslav over the flood in Bulgaria

Metropolitan Hilarion sends condolences to Metropolitan John of Varna and Veliki Preslav over the flood in Bulgaria Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, has sent to Metropolitan John of Varna and Veliki Preslav the following message of condolences over the catastrophic flood in Bulgaria
22.06.2014 20:13

Metropolitan Hilarion: We pray to all saints in the Russian land for the spiritual unity of Holy Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion: We pray to all saints in the Russian land for the spiritual unity of Holy Russia On June 22, the commemoration day of All the Saints Who Shone in the Russian Land, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the church of Our Lady the Joy to All the Afflicted-in-Bolshaya-Ordynka, Moscow.
18.06.2014 9:21

Hierarchs of the Serbian Orthodox Church visit Department for External Church Relations

Hierarchs of the Serbian Orthodox Church visit Department for External Church Relations On 17 June 2014, archpriest Nikolai Balashov, vice-chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with Bishop Joanikije of Budimlje and Niksic, who is leading a group of Orthodox clerics and laymen from Montenegro in their pilgrimage to the Russian Orthodox Church.
10.06.2014 21:49

DECR chairman attends the conference on Astrakhan and the Bagrations: the History of Two Burials

DECR chairman attends the conference on Astrakhan and the Bagrations: the History of Two Burials The conference is attended by bishops and clergy of the Russian and Georgian Orthodox Churches, as well as prominent scholars and experts from Russia and Georgia.
05.06.2014 23:30

Russian Orthodox Church representatives take part in a prayer for peace at the place of the Baptism of our Lord

Russian Orthodox Church representatives take part in a prayer for peace at the place of the Baptism of our Lord On May 27, 2014, on the initiative of King Abdullah II ibn al-Hussein of Jordan, representatives of several Orthodox Churches, led by His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III, said a prayer for peace at the religious archeological preserve “The Place of the Baptism of Jesus Christ on the Jordan”.
04.06.2014 15:13

Hierarchs of the three Local Orthodox Churches celebrate at the Intercession church in Minsk

Hierarchs of the three Local Orthodox Churches celebrate at the Intercession church in Minsk (Russian) 4 июня 2014 года митрополит Волоколамский Иларион совершил в минском храме Покрова Пресвятой Богородицы, что в Крупцах, Божественную литургию в сослужении архиепископа Михаловско-Кошицкого Георгия (Православная Церковь Чешских земель и Словакии) и епископа Силуана, окормляющего приходы Румынской Православной Церкви в Италии.
03.06.2014 22:20

Russian Orthodox Church delegation attends consecration of new cathedral in Tirana

Russian Orthodox Church delegation attends consecration of new cathedral in Tirana (Russian) Торжества освящения Воскресенского собора в албанской столице состоялись 1 июня, в неделю 7-ю по Пасхе.
30.05.2014 14:58

His Holiness Patriarch Neophytos of Bulgaria completes his visit to the Russian Orthodox Church

His Holiness Patriarch Neophytos of Bulgaria completes his visit to the Russian Orthodox Church The delegation that accompanied him included Metropolitans Dometian of Vidin, Gabriel of Lovech, Yoan of Varna and Velicky Preslav, Naum of Rousse, archimandrite Dionisiy (Mishev), archimandrite Feoktist (Dimitrov), representative of the Patriarch of Bulgaria to the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia.