Among those visiting the summer camp were also President of the Republika Srpska Mr. Milorad Dodik and Serbia’s Prime-Minister Mr. Ivica Dačić.
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed his condolences to His Holiness Patriarch Neophyte and the Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church over the untimely death of Metropolitan Kirill of Varna and Veliki Preslav.
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a message to His Holiness Patriarch Neophyte of Bulgaria, in which he expressed his condolences over the tragic death of Metropolitan Kirill of Varna and Veliki Preslav.
The Cross on which the apostle was crucified is kept in St. Andrew’s in Patras on Peloponnesus Peninsular, Greece. It is a shrine important for the whole Christendom.
Under the spiritual patronage of the Monastery of St. John the Baptist in Essex, Great Britain, the society unites Orthodox believers in Western European countries including England, France, Belgium, Germany and Switzerland.
With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, the Synodal Department for Church Charity and Social Service is coordinating the fund-raising campaign and has collected 7 million 155 thousand rubles as of July 2.
The Inter-Parliamentary Assembly of Orthodoxy held its 20th General Assembly from June 27-29, 2013, in Athens to discuss Parliamentary Democracy-Christianity-Orthodoxy: Values and Meanings.
The Head of the Church of Jerusalem presented the Russian mission with a pearl cross as a token of the joint service. Having thanked the Patriarch for his participation in the festive service, Father Isidore presented him with a silver icon ‘Abraham’s Hospitality’ with a particle of the Oak of…
On June 24, 2013, the Monday of the Holy Spirit, His Holiness Patriarch Irenaeus of Serbia celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the church of the Holy Trinity of the Belgrade Representation of the Russian Orthodox Church.
On June 11, 2013, a delegation of the Russian Orthodox Church including Metropolitan Feodosy of Tambov and Rasskazovo and Rev. Mikhail Asmus of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations arrived in Istanbul to take part in the celebrations held by the Patriarchate of Constantinople on the occasion of…