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01.02.2018 21:51

DECR vice-chairman meets with coordinator of the OSCE Working Group on Humanitarian Issues in the framework of the Trilateral Contact Group in Minsk

DECR vice-chairman meets with coordinator of the OSCE Working Group on Humanitarian Issues in the framework of the Trilateral Contact Group in Minsk Archpriest Nikolay Balashov, vice-chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with the coordinator of the OSCO Working Group on Humanitarian Issues in the framework of the Trilateral Contact Group in Minsk, Ambassador Toni Frisch.
01.02.2018 16:58

Patriarch Kirill celebrates Divine Liturgy on the ninth anniversary of his enthronement

Patriarch Kirill celebrates Divine Liturgy on the ninth anniversary of his enthronement On February 1, 2018, the ninth anniversary of the enthronement of Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, His Holiness celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the enthronement vestments at the Cathedral Church of Christ the Saviour in Moscow.
01.02.2018 2:08

Delegation of the Orthodox Church of Antioch visits churches in Sochi

Delegation of the Orthodox Church of Antioch visits churches in Sochi From January 29 to February 1, 2018, a delegation of the Orthodox Church of Antioch, led by Metropolitan Saba of Bosra, Horan and Arab Mountains, was on a visit to the Russian city of Sochi for the Syria-wide forum – The Congress of the Syrian National Dialogue.
31.01.2018 12:10

Round table on inter-confessional exchange of experience in social ministry takes place at Department for External Church Relations

Round table on inter-confessional exchange of experience in social ministry takes place at Department for External Church Relations On 26 January 2018, a round table on Social Ministry of Religious Communities – Inter-Confessional Exchange of Experience was held at the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations within the framework of the 26th International Christmas Educational Readings.
30.01.2018 21:50

DECR representatives take part in event devoted to International Holocaust Remembrance Day

DECR representatives take part in event devoted to International Holocaust Remembrance Day A commemoration ceremony took place at the Jewish Museum and the Center of Tolerance in Moscow, devoted to the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust and the complete lifting of the siege of Leningrad.
30.01.2018 19:32

Patriarch Kirill’s congratulations to Sauli Niinistӧ on his re-election as President of the Republic of Finland

Patriarch Kirill’s congratulations to Sauli Niinistӧ on his re-election as President of the Republic of Finland His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has congratulated President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistӧ on his re-election.
30.01.2018 17:42

Observers from the Russian Orthodox Church attend the Congress of the Syrian National Dialogue in Sochi

Observers from the Russian Orthodox Church attend the Congress of the Syrian National Dialogue in Sochi The Congress of the Syrian National Dialogue began its work at the Olympic Media Center in Sochi.
29.01.2018 18:31

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Miloš Zeman on reelection as President of the Czech Republic

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Miloš Zeman on reelection as President of the Czech Republic His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a message of greetings to the President of the Czech Republic Miloš Zeman on his reelection.
29.01.2018 11:23

Round table on Theology in Modern World: Russian and Foreign Experience held as part of Christmas Readings at Ss. Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies

Round table on Theology in Modern World: Russian and Foreign Experience held as part of Christmas Readings at Ss. Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies The Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies (CMI) held a round-table conference on Theology in the Modern World: Russian and Foreign Experience, as part of the 26th Christmas Educational Readings.
27.01.2018 23:51

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the tragedy in South Korean city of Miryang

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the tragedy in South Korean city of Miryang Dozens of people died in the fire that broke out on January 26, 2018, in a hospital in the South Korean city of Miryang. A message of condolences over the tragedy was sent to President Moon Jae-In by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia