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03.02.2017 18:49

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Great Britain’s ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Great Britain’s ambassador to Russia On February 3, 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR) met at the DECR with the British ambassador to Russia Laurie Bristow.
03.02.2017 17:31

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with US ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with US ambassador to Russia During the meeting, which was held in a constructive atmosphere, the sides discussed various matters of mutual concern.
03.02.2017 15:27

Meeting dedicated to newly canonized saint of the Georgian Church takes place in Moscow

Meeting dedicated to newly canonized saint of the Georgian Church takes place in Moscow On 31 January 2017, a meeting dedicated to the Venerable Confessor Gabriel (Urgebadze), newly glorified saint of the Georgian Orthodox Church, was held at St Tikhon’s Orthodox University of Humanities in Moscow.
01.02.2017 20:52

Reception marking 8th anniversary of enthronement of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill takes place at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour

Reception marking 8th anniversary of enthronement of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill takes place at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour On 1 February 2017, the 8th anniversary of enthronement of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, a reception was given at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, following the Divine Liturgy.
01.02.2017 16:36

8th anniversary of Patriarch Kirill’s enthronement marked with Divine Liturgy at Church of Christ the Saviour

8th anniversary of Patriarch Kirill’s enthronement marked with Divine Liturgy at Church of Christ the Saviour On February 1, 2017, the 8th anniversary of the enthronement of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated in the Cathedral Church of Christ the Saviour in Moscow.
30.01.2017 14:09

Conference on Old Rite in the life of the Russian Orthodox Church takes place in Moscow

Conference on Old Rite in the life of the Russian Orthodox Church takes place in Moscow On 26 January 2017, within the framework of the 25th International Christmas Educational Readings, a conference on the Old Rite in the Life of the Russian Orthodox Church: Past and Present, was held at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow.
30.01.2017 14:07

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs meeting of Inter-Council Presence Presidium

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs meeting of Inter-Council Presence Presidium On 30 January 2017, the Presidium of the Inter-Council Presence of the Russian Orthodox Church began its meeting at the Throne Hall of the Patriarchal and Synodal Residence in St Daniel’s Monastery in Moscow under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
27.01.2017 17:02

Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosts annual Christmas dinner with participation of official church representatives

Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosts annual Christmas dinner with participation of official church representatives On January 27, 2017, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs held the traditional annual Christmas dinner at its Receptions House.
27.01.2017 16:47

Patriarch Kirill takes part in State Duma’s Parliamentary Christmas Meetings

Patriarch Kirill takes part in State Duma’s Parliamentary Christmas Meetings His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russian and the State Duma Chairman V. Volodin attended the opening of the 5th Parliamentary Christmas Meetings organized at the State Duma as part of the 25th International Christmas Educational Readings under the theme ‘1917-2017: Lessons of the Centenary’.
25.01.2017 12:00

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends greetings to the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Poland with his Nameday

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends greetings to the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Poland with his Nameday His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia congratulated His Beatitude Metropolitan Sawa of Warsaw and All Poland on his Nameday
25.01.2017 11:59

DECR chairman congratulated His Beatitude Metropolitan Sawa of Warsaw and All Poland on his Nameday

DECR chairman congratulated His Beatitude Metropolitan Sawa of Warsaw and All Poland on his Nameday Metropolitan Hilarion, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent the following greeting to the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Poland, His Beatitude Metropolitan Sawa of Warsaw and All Poland
25.01.2017 11:44

Staff members of Synodal departments meet with Dr. Moushira Khattab, candidate to the post of UNESCO Director-General

Staff members of Synodal departments meet with Dr. Moushira Khattab, candidate to the post of UNESCO Director-General On 25 January 2017, staff members of the Synodal departments of the Russian Orthodox Church met with H. E. Dr. Moushira Khattab, Egypt’s nominee for the post of the Director-General of UNESCO.
24.01.2017 23:51

Inter-Council Presence meeting completes its work

Inter-Council Presence meeting completes its work On January 23-24, 2017, the plenary session of the Inter-Council Presence of the Russian Orthodox Church was held at the Church Councils Hall of the Church of Christ the Saviour in Moscow. It was chaired by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
24.01.2017 11:27

Inter-Council Presence meeting begins its second day of work

Inter-Council Presence meeting begins its second day of work On January 24, 2017, the plenary session of the Inter-Council Presence of the Russian Orthodox Church began its second day at the Church Councils Hall of the Church of Christ the Saviour in Moscow. It is chaired by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
23.01.2017 20:04

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with chairman of the Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society S. Stepashin

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with chairman of the Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society S. Stepashin On January 20, 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR) and rector of the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies (CMI), met with the chairman of the Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society (IOPS) S. Stepashin, at the CMI.
23.01.2017 13:58

Patriarch Kirill opens a plenary session of the ROC Inter-Council Presence

Patriarch Kirill opens a plenary session of the ROC Inter-Council Presence On January 23, 2017, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia opened a plenary session of the Russian Orthodox Church’s Inter-Council Presence, at the Church Councils Hall of the Church of Christ the Saviour in Moscow.
22.01.2017 12:01

Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church sent the following greeting to Patriarch Irinej of Serbia on the occasion of the seventh anniversary of his enthronement

Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church sent the following greeting to Patriarch Irinej of Serbia on the occasion of the seventh anniversary of his enthronement His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and all Russia sent the following greeting to the Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church with the anniversary of his enthronement
22.01.2017 12:00

DECR chairman congratulates His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia on the seventh anniversary of his enthronement

DECR chairman congratulates His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia on the seventh anniversary of his enthronement Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, congratulated His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia on the anniversary of his election to the Patriarchal throne of the Serbian Orthodox Church.
22.01.2017 11:02

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Primate of the Albanian Orthodox Church on his Nameday

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Primate of the Albanian Orthodox Church on his Nameday His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent greetings to His Beatitude Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana and All Albania with his Nameday.
22.01.2017 11:00

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk congratulates Primate of the Albanian Orthodox Church on his Nameday

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk congratulates Primate of the Albanian Orthodox Church on his Nameday Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, has sent the following greeting to His Beatitude Anastasios, Archbishop of Tirana and All Albania, with the commemoration day of his heavenly patron – St. Anastasios the Persion
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