Old Believers

27.03.2017 17:00

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with President Nicos Anastasiadis of Cyprus

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with President Nicos Anastasiadis of Cyprus On March 27, 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with President Nicos Anastasiadis of the Republic of Cyprus at his residence in Nicosia.
30.01.2017 14:09

Conference on Old Rite in the life of the Russian Orthodox Church takes place in Moscow

Conference on Old Rite in the life of the Russian Orthodox Church takes place in Moscow On 26 January 2017, within the framework of the 25th International Christmas Educational Readings, a conference on the Old Rite in the Life of the Russian Orthodox Church: Past and Present, was held at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow.
13.12.2015 21:51

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Old Rite Liturgy at the Moscow Church of the Protecting Veil in Rubtsovo

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Old Rite Liturgy at the Moscow Church of the Protecting Veil in Rubtsovo On 13 December 2015, the 28th Sunday after Pentecost and the commemoration day of St. Andrew-the-First-Called, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR) and chairman of the Commission on Old Belief parishes and cooperation with the Old Belief community, celebrated Divine Liturgy…
13.08.2015 12:58

DECR staff member takes part in meeting of Old Believers from all over the world

DECR staff member takes part in meeting of Old Believers from all over the world On 7-10 August 2015, an international meeting of Old Believers took place in Ulan-Ude, marking the 250th anniversary of the arrival in Buryatia of the first Old-Rite settlers.
01.04.2015 17:50

Bilateral Commission of Moscow Patriarchate and Russian Orthodox Old-Rite Church holds its first session

Bilateral Commission of Moscow Patriarchate and Russian Orthodox Old-Rite Church holds its first session The commission was established on the initiative of Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, and Metropolitan Korniliy of Moscow and All Russia, head of the Russian Orthodox Old-Rite Church.
23.01.2015 21:00

Conference on the Old Rite in the Life of the Russian Orthodox Church: Past and Present, and Round Table on topical problems of Old Rite parishes are held as a part of Christmas Readings

Conference on the Old Rite in the Life of the Russian Orthodox Church: Past and Present, and Round Table on topical problems of Old Rite parishes are held as a part of Christmas Readings On 22 January 2015, a conference on the Old Rite in the Life of the Russian Orthodox Church: Past and Present, took place at the press centre of the Hall of Church Councils of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour.
28.01.2013 18:13

Common Faith Old Believers thank Patriarch Kirill for opportunity to celebrate according to old rites at the Kremlin Cathedral of the Assumption

Common Faith Old Believers thank Patriarch Kirill for opportunity to celebrate according to old rites at the Kremlin Cathedral of the Assumption The conference was followed up by a round table on urgent problems in the life of Old Rite (Common Faith) parishes of the Russian Orthodox Church. It was held on January 26 at the Patriarchal Center of Old Russian Liturgical Tradition at the Church of the Protecting Veil at Rubtsovo…
17.07.2012 10:17

Commission for Old Belief’s Parishes and Cooperation with the Old Belief meets for a regular session

Commission for Old Belief’s Parishes and Cooperation with the Old Belief meets for a regular session The Commission adopted a report about its work to be submitted to the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church.
20.09.2011 10:08

Russian Orthodox Church Inter-Council Presence’s commission for opposing and overcoming church schisms meets in Kiev

The ROC Inter-Council Presence’s commission for opposing and overcoming church schisms met for a regular session on September 19, 2011, at the Kiev Laura of the Caves.
19.11.2010 20:15

(Russian) Председатель ОВЦС встретился со старообрядческим митрополитом Московским и всея Руси Корнилием

(Russian) Участники встречи с удовлетворением отметили, что во многих сферах церковно-общественной жизни развивается сотрудничество старообрядческой митрополии с Русской Православной Церковью.
29.09.2010 10:37

DECR chairman attends meeting of Inter-Council Presence’s commission for opposing and overcoming church schisms

The Inter-Council Presence’s commission for opposing and overcoming church schisms took place on September 28, 2010, at the Cathedral of the Transfiguration in Donetsk, Ukraine.
21.04.2010 15:09

Representative of the Department for External Church Relations attends annual celebrations in the Old Belief Metropolia of Moscow

According to the established tradition, the Old Belief Metropolia of Moscow (Russia Orthodox Old Belief Church) holds annual celebrations on the Sunday of Myrrh-Bearing Women to commemorate the Emperor Nicholas II’s decree to unseal sanctuaries in the churches at the Rogozhsky Cemetery.