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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.
17.12.2019 17:08

A church building of the canonical Church is seized in Ivano-Frankovsk region of Ukraine

A church building of the canonical Church is seized in Ivano-Frankovsk region of Ukraine Website of the Ivano-Frankovsk diocese reports that the intruders who presented themselves as soldiers involved with the anti-terrorist organization, arrived at approximately 03.00 p.m. after the Sunday divine service.
17.12.2019 10:31

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends greetings to His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel of Romania on his Name Day

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends greetings to His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel of Romania on his Name Day His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia congratulated the Primate of the Romanian Orthodox Church on his Name Day.
17.12.2019 10:30

DECR chairman greets His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel of Romania with his Name Day

DECR chairman greets His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel of Romania with his Name Day Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a message of greetings to the Primate of the Romanian Orthodox Church on the occasion of his Name Day.
15.12.2019 13:59

DECR representative takes part in Religions for Peace meeting in New York

DECR representative takes part in Religions for Peace meeting in New York On 11th – 13th December 2019, the Religions for Peace International organized a meeting in New York, bringing together over 200 representatives of religious traditions from various countries.
13.12.2019 19:55

DECR chairman meets with Archbishop Michele Pennisi

DECR chairman meets with Archbishop Michele Pennisi Archbishop Pennisi arrived in Russia to attend presentation of the album-calendar for 2020 ‘Mosaics of Monreale’ at the ‘Pokrovskie Vorota’ Cultural Centre.
13.12.2019 14:39

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Ambassador of India to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Ambassador of India to Russia On 13th December 2019, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with H.E. Mr. D. Bala Venkatesh Varma, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of India to the Russian Federation.
13.12.2019 14:30

DECR chairman meets with Jordan’s Minister for Media Affairs

DECR chairman meets with Jordan’s Minister for Media Affairs On 13th December 2019, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with Mr. Amjad Adaileh, Minister for Media Affairs of the Hashemite Kingdome of Jordan, former Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Jordan to Russia.
11.12.2019 16:14

Speech by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill at the session of Supreme Church Council on 11th December 2019

Speech by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill at the session of Supreme Church Council on 11th December 2019 On 11th December 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia chaired a session of the Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church. His Holiness delivered an opening speech.
11.12.2019 16:03

Hierarchs of Moscow and Bulgarian Patriarchates attend celebrations of 142th anniversary of the liberation of Pleven from the Ottoman rule

Hierarchs of Moscow and Bulgarian Patriarchates attend celebrations of 142th anniversary of the liberation of Pleven from the Ottoman rule After the service, Archbishop Leonid greeted all those present, congratulated them on the anniversary of the liberation of Pleven and wished them peace and prosperity.