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07.02.2018 21:54

12th Sretensky Readings take place in Helsinki

12th Sretensky Readings take place in Helsinki On 3-5 February 2018, the 12th International Educational Sretensky Readings on ‘Rule of Faith and Image of Humility. Historical Role and Spiritual Feat of Bishop’s Ministry’ were held in Helsinki (Finland).
07.02.2018 10:55

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill greets Primate of Orthodox Church of Greece with 10th anniversary of his ascension to Primatial throne

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill greets Primate of Orthodox Church of Greece with 10th anniversary of his ascension to Primatial throne His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia congratulated His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece on the 10th anniversary of his election as Primate of the Orthodox Church of Greece.
07.02.2018 10:54

DECR chairman congratulates His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece on 10th anniversary of his ascension to Primatial throne

DECR chairman congratulates His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece on 10th anniversary of his ascension to Primatial throne Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a message of greetings to Archbishop Ieronymos on the 10th anniversary of his election to the throne of Archbishops of Athens and All Greece.
07.02.2018 8:39

DECR secretary for inter-Christian relations meets with Apostolic Nuncio to Syria

DECR secretary for inter-Christian relations meets with Apostolic Nuncio to Syria The meeting took place at the Nunciature in Damascus on 5 February 2018.
07.02.2018 7:49

Religious leaders from Russia visit Syrian orphans

Religious leaders from Russia visit Syrian orphans On 5 February 2018, the delegation of the Interreligious working group of Russia’s Presidential Council for Cooperation with Religious Organizations continued its visit to Syria.
06.02.2018 15:38

His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia celebrates Divine Liturgy at the Russian Church’s Representation in Belgrade

His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia celebrates Divine Liturgy at the Russian Church’s Representation in Belgrade Concelebrating with the Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church were Archpriest Vitaly Tarasyev, rector of the Russian Representation in Belgrade, and clergy of the Belgrade archdiocese.
06.02.2018 13:02

Bishops of Local Orthodox Churches express support to Lvov diocese of Ukrainian Orthodox Church over arson attack on Church of St. Vladimir in Lvov

Bishops of Local Orthodox Churches express support to Lvov diocese of Ukrainian Orthodox Church over arson attack on Church of St. Vladimir in Lvov Following an arson attack on the Church of St. Vladimir in Lvov, which occurred on February 3, 2018, Archbishop Philaret of Lvov and Galich keeps receiving letters from hierarchs of the Local Orthodox Churches.
06.02.2018 11:24

Russian religious communities carry out a humanitarian action in Syria unprecedented in its scale

Russian religious communities carry out a humanitarian action in Syria unprecedented in its scale On February 4, 2018, the delegation of the interreligious working group under the Russian President’s Council carried out a major action for distribution of humanitarian aid to suffering people in Syria.
05.02.2018 20:17

Radicals in Lvov set fire to a church of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church

Radicals in Lvov set fire to a church of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church During the night of February 3, 2018, radically minded people set on fire the Holy Prince Vladimir church in the Sikhovsky housing block in Lvov, Ukraine.
04.02.2018 9:58

Representatives of religious communities of Syria and Russia meet in Damascus

Representatives of religious communities of Syria and Russia meet in Damascus On 3 February 2018, a delegation of the Working Group for Rendering Aid to the People of Syria of Russia’s Presidential Council for Cooperation with Religious Organizations began its visit to Syria and Lebanon, which will be completed on February 9.