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10.05.2015 22:02

Primate of Russian Church celebrates Liturgy at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow on 5th Sunday after Pascha

Primate of Russian Church celebrates Liturgy at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow on 5th Sunday after Pascha On 10 May 2015, the 5th Sunday after Pascha, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow.
10.05.2015 13:18

Patriarch Kirill meets with Macedonian President George Ivanov

Patriarch Kirill meets with Macedonian President George Ivanov On May 9, 2015, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with Macedonia’s President George Ivanov, who had come to Moscow for the celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of Victory.
08.05.2015 23:06

Patriarch Kirill meets with President of the Council of State and Council of Ministers of Cuba Raul Castro Rus

Patriarch Kirill meets with President of the Council of State and Council of Ministers of Cuba Raul Castro Rus On May 8, 2015, the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church met with the President of the Council of State and the Council of Ministers of Cuba Raul Castro Rus, at the Patriarchate Chambers in the Moscow Kremlin.
08.05.2015 20:48

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Mr. Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Mr. Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China On 8 May 2015, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the President of the People’s Republic of China, H.E. Mr. Xi Jinping, in the Moscow Kremlin.
07.05.2015 22:31

DECR chairman extends condolences over death of two Russian diplomats killed in earthquake in Nepal

DECR chairman extends condolences over death of two Russian diplomats killed in earthquake in Nepal Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, extended the following condolences to Sergei Lavrov, Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs, over the death of the two staff members of the Russian Embassy in Pakistan
07.05.2015 21:12

Cross-monument is blessed in the Orthodox monastery in Gotschendorf on the eve of the 70th anniversary of the Great Victory

Cross-monument is blessed in the Orthodox monastery in Gotschendorf on the eve of the 70th anniversary of the Great Victory On 6 May 2015, the dedication day of the Monastery of St. George in Gotschendorf, Germany, Archbishop Feofan of Berlin and Germany officiated at the Divine Liturgy in concelebration with Archbishop Alexander of Baku and Azerbaijan.
06.05.2015 21:03

Celebrations marking 70th anniversary of liberation of Dachau concentration camp take place in Germany

Celebrations marking 70th anniversary of liberation of Dachau concentration camp take place in Germany On 3 May 2015, the celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp took place in the territory of the former concentration camp. The commemorative events are traditionally held on the first Sunday after April 29.
06.05.2015 17:40

Metropolitan Hilarion: Terrorism and extremism in the Middle East continue growing and spreading like a plague

Metropolitan Hilarion: Terrorism and extremism in the Middle East continue growing and spreading like a plague On May 2, 2015, Metropolitan Hilarion as presenter of the Church and the World TV program had as his guest the chairman of the Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society Sergey Stepashin.
05.05.2015 18:11

His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine takes part in celebrations marking 1150th anniversary of the Baptism of Bulgaria

His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine takes part in celebrations marking 1150th anniversary of the Baptism of Bulgaria On 2 May 2015, the commemoration day of the Holy Prince Boris (in Holy Baptism Michael), Equal-to-the-Apostles, the celebrations marking the 1150th anniversary of the Baptism of Bulgaria began in the city of Pliska, old capital of the Bulgarian Kingdom.
05.05.2015 16:05

Delegation of Russian Orthodox Church takes part in CROCEU meeting on the Role of the Church at the Time of Crisis

Delegation of Russian Orthodox Church takes part in CROCEU meeting on the Role of the Church at the Time of Crisis On 1-3 May 2015, members of the Committee of the Representatives of Orthodox Churches to the European Union (CROCEU) gathered in Athens at the invitation of the Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church of Greece to hold an annual meeting which this year was dedicated to “The Role of the…
05.05.2015 12:51

First in 2015 session of the Holy Synod takes place under chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill

First in 2015 session of the Holy Synod takes place under chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill On 5 May 2-15, the first in 2015 session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church began its work under chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia at the Patriarchal and Synodal resident in St. Daniel’s Monastery.
02.05.2015 20:17

Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine arrives for the 1150th anniversary of the Baptism of Bulgaria

Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine arrives for the 1150th anniversary of the Baptism of Bulgaria His Beatitude Onufry, Metropolitan of Kiev and All Ukraine, arrived in Varna on May 1, 2015, at the invitation of His Holiness Patriarch Neophytos of Bulgaria, for the celebrations marking the 1150th anniversary of the Baptism of Bulgaria.
30.04.2015 22:14

DECR chairman meets with representatives of the Yezidi community in Russia

DECR chairman meets with representatives of the Yezidi community in Russia Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with representatives of the Yezidi community in Russia.
30.04.2015 18:42

Patriarch Kirill takes part in the reburial of Grand Duke Nikolay Nikolayevich the Younger and his wife

Patriarch Kirill takes part in the reburial of Grand Duke Nikolay Nikolayevich the Younger and his wife They died in exile and originally were buried in St. Michael’s church in Cannes. They were reburied at the Common Military Cemetery in Sokol, Moscow.
29.04.2015 22:58

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with the head of Armenian Catholic Church

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with the head of Armenian Catholic Church His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the head of the Armenian Catholic Church, Catholicos-Patriarch of Cilicia Nerses Bedros XIX.
29.04.2015 19:52

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Mr. Damir Mukhetdinov, deputy chairman of Muslim Spiritual Board of Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Mr. Damir Mukhetdinov, deputy chairman of Muslim Spiritual Board of Russia The meeting took place at the Department for External Church Relations.
29.04.2015 17:46

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk to lead ceremony of reinterment of Grand Duke Nikolay Nikolayevich Jr. and his wife

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk to lead ceremony of reinterment of Grand Duke Nikolay Nikolayevich Jr. and his wife On 30 April 2015, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk will lead the requiem Liturgy at the Common Military Cemetery in Moscow and the ceremony of reinterment of the remains of Grand Duke Nikolay Nikolayevich Jr. and his wife.
29.04.2015 13:40

Session of the Supreme Council of the Russian Orthodox Church takes place under chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill

Session of the Supreme Council of the Russian Orthodox Church takes place under chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill On 29 April 2015, a regular session of the Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church began its work at the Hall of the Supreme Church Council at the Church of Christ the Saviour in Moscow under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
28.04.2015 17:22

US Ambassador John Tefft visits St Sergius’s Laura of the Trinity

US Ambassador John Tefft visits St Sergius’s Laura of the Trinity The United States’ Ambassador to Russia John Tefft and his wife visited St Sergius’s Laura of the Holy Trinity.
27.04.2015 21:47

Representative of Moscow Patriarchate takes part in commemorative events of Armenian Catholic Church, marking centenary of Armenian genocide

Representative of Moscow Patriarchate takes part in commemorative events of Armenian Catholic Church, marking centenary of Armenian genocide On 26 April 2015, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Bishop Savva of Voskresensk, first deputy chancellor of the Moscow Patriarchate, attended the commemorative events organized by the Armenian Catholic Church to mark the centenary of the Armenian genocide in the Ottoman Empire.
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