Inter-Orthodox relations

10.01.2019 22:47

Primate of the Orthodox Church of Poland: Actions of the Patriarchate of Constantinople in Ukraine can provoke chaos

Primate of the Orthodox Church of Poland: Actions of the Patriarchate of Constantinople in Ukraine can provoke chaos In his talk with a journalist from Polityka newsmagazine His Beatitude Metropolitan Sawa of Warsaw and All Poland underscored that in the light of canon law “metropolitan Epifany” Dumenko (head of the newly created structure called “Orthodox Church of Ukraine”) is not a clergymen as he was not ordained by…
10.01.2019 21:05

Metropolitan Nicholas of Akhalkalaki and Kumurdo: Alarming is an assertion that Patriarchate of Constantinople has the exclusive right to interfere in the internal affairs of any Local Church

Metropolitan Nicholas of Akhalkalaki and Kumurdo: Alarming is an assertion that Patriarchate of Constantinople has the exclusive right to interfere in the internal affairs of any Local Church In an interview to the InterPressNews Georgian news agency, a hierarch of the Georgian Orthodox Church, Metropolitan Nicholas of Akhalkalaki and Kumurdo, said that in order to take a decision concerning the actions of the Patriarchate of Constantinople in Ukraine, a thorough examination of this matter is needed.
10.01.2019 20:03

Primate of the Church of Cyprus: the main thing now is to prevent the separation of Orthodoxy

Primate of the Church of Cyprus: the main thing now is to prevent the separation of Orthodoxy The Primate of Church of Cyprus has distanced himself from the statement made by the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs that at the meeting with the Ambassador of Ukraine on January 9 he allegedly supported the “autocephalous church” in the country.
10.01.2019 15:17

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem On January 10, 2019, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), who is on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land made with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, visited the Patriarchate of Jerusalem to meet with…
10.01.2019 5:20

Metropoltan Hilarion venerates shrines in Jerusalem and Bethlehem and celebrates Liturgy at the Lord’s Sepulcher

Metropoltan Hilarion venerates shrines in Jerusalem and Bethlehem and celebrates Liturgy at the Lord’s Sepulcher Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), has continued his pilgrimage to the Holy Land he is making with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
07.01.2019 19:34

Nativity of Christ is celebrated at the Representation of the Russian Orthodox Church in Damascus

Nativity of Christ is celebrated at the Representation of the Russian Orthodox Church in Damascus On 7 January 2018, the feast day of the Nativity of Christ, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated at the Church of St. Ignatius the God-Bearer at the Representation of the Russian Orthodox Church in Damascus.
07.01.2019 14:20

Metropolitan Chrysostom of Dabrobosan: Patriarch of Constantinople and his Synod made a schismatic-sectarian mockup which they called the ‘church’

Metropolitan Chrysostom of Dabrobosan: Patriarch of Constantinople and his Synod made a schismatic-sectarian mockup which they called the ‘church’ Metropolitan Chrysostom of Dabrobosan, head of the Metropolia of the Serbian Orthodox Church, centered in Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina), in his Christmas address to the clergy and flock stated with regret that “celebration of the Nativity of Christ this year will go down in history of the split and fragmented…
07.01.2019 8:02

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches on the Nativity of Christ

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches on the Nativity of Christ His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent greetings with the Nativity of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
07.01.2019 8:01

DECR chairman sends Christmas greetings to Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches

DECR chairman sends Christmas greetings to Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches Metropolitan Hilarion, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent Christmas greetings.
06.01.2019 0:16

Metropolitan Amfilohije of Crna Gora and Primorje: Patriarch of Constantinople destroyed the centuries-old unity of Orthodox Churches

Metropolitan Amfilohije of Crna Gora and Primorje: Patriarch of Constantinople destroyed the centuries-old unity of Orthodox Churches On 3 January 2019, Metropolitan Amfilohije of Crna Gora and Primorje gave an interview to Vijesti TV in which he said that Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople had destroyed the centuries-old unity of the Orthodox Churches instead of playing the role of consolidator of all Orthodox Christians.