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25.12.2019 16:50

DECR chairman congratulates Primate of Georgian Orthodox Church on anniversary of his enthronement

DECR chairman congratulates Primate of Georgian Orthodox Church on anniversary of his enthronement Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a message of greetings to His Holiness and Beatitude Patriarch-Catholicos Ilia II of All Georgia on the anniversary of his Primatial ministry.
25.12.2019 12:52

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs joint session of the Holy Synod and the Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church, first in a hundred years

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs joint session of the Holy Synod and the Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church, first in a hundred years On the 25th of December 2019, in the Red Hall of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow, a joint session of the Holy Synod and the Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church began under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
25.12.2019 12:02

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends Christmas greetings to heads of non-Orthodox Churches

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends Christmas greetings to heads of non-Orthodox Churches His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent Christmas greetings to the heads of the non-Orthodox Churches
25.12.2019 12:01

DECR chairman sends Christmas greetings to the heads of the non-Orthodox Churches

DECR chairman sends Christmas greetings to the heads of the non-Orthodox Churches Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, has sent Christmas greetings.
24.12.2019 15:12

DECR chairman meets with Charge d’Affaires ad interim of Israel to Russia

DECR chairman meets with Charge d’Affaires ad interim of Israel to Russia Mr. Livne told about his mission in Moscow. The participants in the meeting noted that the Embassy of Israel in Moscow and the Russian Orthodox Church have maintained constructive cooperation and discussed plans for its further promotion in the near future.
23.12.2019 22:00

Organizing Committee of Russia Day in Foreign Countries holds meeting in Moscow

Organizing Committee of Russia Day in Foreign Countries holds meeting in Moscow On 23rd December 2019, at the Grand Mansion of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation in Moscow, the Organizing Committee of Russia Day in Foreign Countries held its regular meeting.
23.12.2019 14:59

Hierarch of Ukrainian Orthodox Church takes part in celebrations commemorating Archbishop Chrysotomos I of Cyprus

Hierarch of Ukrainian Orthodox Church takes part in celebrations commemorating Archbishop Chrysotomos I of Cyprus With the blessing of the UOC Primate, the delegation members are undertaking a pilgrimage to the holy sites of Cyprus, meeting with clergy and hierarchs of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus and learning about the life of Orthodox Christians in this land.
19.12.2019 23:17

Russia completes yet another stage in creating mosaic decoration for Cathedral of St. Sava in Belgrade

Russia completes yet another stage in creating mosaic decoration for Cathedral of St. Sava in Belgrade On 18th December 2019, a meeting of the commission for acceptance of decoration works at the Church of St. Sava in Vračar took place at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Belgrade.
19.12.2019 22:51

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with President Igor Dodon of the Republic of Moldova

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with President Igor Dodon of the Republic of Moldova On 19 December 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the President of the Republic of Moldova, Igor Dodon, who was accompanied by H.E. Andrei Neguţa, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Moldova to the Russian Federation.
19.12.2019 21:25

Metropolitan Hilarion: Religious legislation of Ukraine in its current form does not ensure the adequate defence of believers’ rights and can be regarded as discriminatory

Metropolitan Hilarion: Religious legislation of Ukraine in its current form does not ensure the adequate defence of believers’ rights and can be regarded as discriminatory In his commentary to TASS News Agency, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, focused on the decision of the Supreme Court of Ukraine on illegibility of the renaming of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.