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13.02.2018 14:05

Primate of Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia sends condolences over the tragic air crash in Moscow Region

Primate of Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia sends condolences over the tragic air crash in Moscow Region His Beatitude Metropolitan Rastislav of the Czech Lands and Slovakia expressed his sincere condolences over the tragic death of 71 people in the crash of the Saratov Airlines An-148 jet, which occurred in the Moscow Region on 11 February 2018.
13.02.2018 12:49

Metropolitan Hilarion’s interview to Romfea Greek church news agency

Metropolitan Hilarion’s interview to Romfea Greek church news agency Answering questions from Romfea, a Greek church news agency, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), spoke on a number of issues concerning inter-Orthodox relations, the situation in the Middle East and the situation of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
13.02.2018 10:48

Conference in Austria devoted to second anniversary of Havana Meeting between Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill

Conference in Austria devoted to second anniversary of Havana Meeting between Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill On February 12, 2018, the second anniversary of the Havana meeting between Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and Pope Francis of Rome, an international conference devoted to the situation of Christians in the Middle East took place in Vienna.
13.02.2018 10:46

DECR chairman’s presentation at conference dedicated to the second anniversary of Havana meeting

DECR chairman’s presentation at conference dedicated to the second anniversary of Havana meeting On 12 February 2018, the second anniversary of the meeting in Havana between Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and Pope Francis, an international conference on the plight of Christians in the Middle East took place in Vienna, Austria. Among the keynote speakers was Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman…
12.02.2018 21:18

Patriarch Irenaeus of Serbia’s condolences over the plane crash outside Moscow

Patriarch Irenaeus of Serbia’s condolences over the plane crash outside Moscow His Holiness Patriarch Irenaeus of Serbia has sent a message expressing to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia his condolences over the tragedy that happened in the sky outside Moscow.
12.02.2018 18:41

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Russian ambassador to Austria

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Russian ambassador to Austria Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), visited the Russian Federation embassy in Austria.
12.02.2018 17:57

Primate of the Orthodox Church of Antioch expressed gratitude to Patriarch Kirill in summary of his visit to Moscow

Primate of the Orthodox Church of Antioch expressed gratitude to Patriarch Kirill in summary of his visit to Moscow His Beatitude John X, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, has sent a message to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill, expressing gratitude for the hospitality accorded him during his recent visit to Moscow last December.
12.02.2018 13:09

Late Russian diplomats commemorated in the Holy Land

Late Russian diplomats commemorated in the Holy Land On 9 February 2018, Diplomat’s Day was celebrated at the Holy Apostle Peter and Righteous Tabitha Metochion in Jaffa. At the grave of the Vice-Consul of the Russian Empire, Vladimir Timofeyev, buried behind the church’s sanctuary, Archimandrite Alexander (Yelisov), head of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem, celebrated requiem litiya…
12.02.2018 12:09

Administrator of the Diocese of Berlin and Germany meets with Ambassador of Russia to Germany

Administrator of the Diocese of Berlin and Germany meets with Ambassador of Russia to Germany On February 9, 2018, Archbishop Tikhon of Podolsk, administrator of the Diocese of Berlin and Germany, met with H.E. Sergei Nechayev, the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Federal Republic of Germany.
12.02.2018 11:50

Russian Orthodox bishop attends meeting of the Lord Mayor of London with representatives of religious communities

Russian Orthodox bishop attends meeting of the Lord Mayor of London with representatives of religious communities The tradition of the Lord Mayor’s meetings with leaders of religious communities goes back to the 18th century. Representatives of many different religions are invited to these meetings in the capital of Great Britain.