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03.07.2019 9:19

Synod of Bishops of Russian Church Abroad holds its regular session in San Francisco

Synod of Bishops of Russian Church Abroad holds its regular session in San Francisco On 27th-29th June 2019, in the Archbishop Anthony (Medvedev) Memorial Library at the headquarters of the Western American Diocese in San Francisco, the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Church Abroad held its regular session timed to the commemoration day and the 25th anniversary of canonization of St. John the…
03.07.2019 9:09

Celebrations in honour of St John of Shanghai take place in San Francisco

Celebrations in honour of St John of Shanghai take place in San Francisco On 28th – 29th June 2019, the celebrations marking the 25th anniversary of canonization of St John the Archbishop of Shanghai and San Francisco took place at the Cathedral of the "Joy of All Who Sorrow" Icon of the Mother of God in San Francisco.
02.07.2019 7:49

DECR chairman completes his pilgrimage to Greece

DECR chairman completes his pilgrimage to Greece On June 29, 2019, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Department for External Church Relations (DECR), completed his pilgrimage in the steps of St. Paul in Greece.
01.07.2019 16:56

Gorny Convent celebrates patronal feast of its main cathedral

Gorny Convent celebrates patronal feast of its main cathedral On 29th and 30th June 2019, the Gorny Convent in Ein Karem held celebrations marking the patronal feast of its main cathedral – the Cathedral of All Saints Who Shone Forth in the Russian Land.
01.07.2019 14:52

Yet another attempt to seize a church building takes place in Vinnitsa Region in Ukraine

Yet another attempt to seize a church building takes place in Vinnitsa Region in Ukraine On 30th June 2019, during the Sunday Liturgy, a group of local activists of the “Orthodox church of Ukraine,” accompanied by newly arrived heavy built men, attacked parishioners of the Church of the Holy Transfiguration in Luka-Meleshkovskaya village, Vinnitsa Region.
01.07.2019 13:26

Liturgy celebrated for Russian community in Turkish Belek

Liturgy celebrated for Russian community in Turkish Belek On June 30, 2019, the 2nd Sunday after Pentecost, the day of the All Saints Who Shone Forth in the Russian Land, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated for the Russian community in Belek, a spa township of Antalya, Turkey.
01.07.2019 12:12

Patriarchal Exarch for South-East Asia visits Jakarta

Patriarchal Exarch for South-East Asia visits Jakarta Metropolitan Sergiy of Singapore and South-East Asia, Patriarchal Exarch for South-East Asia, visited the city of Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia.
01.07.2019 10:47

Hierarch of the Church of Jerusalem: We pray for the unity of Orthodoxy in Ukraine – in the canonical Church

Hierarch of the Church of Jerusalem: We pray for the unity of Orthodoxy in Ukraine – in the canonical Church “We are hurt by what is going on in Ukraine, we pray for the unity of Orthodoxy but for the right unity, the unity in the canonical Church. We wish that the Ukrainian Orthodox Church could continue her salvific journey without political obstacles”, said Metropolitan Timotheos of Vostrol (Patriarchate of…
29.06.2019 23:43

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Divine Liturgy for compatriots in the Metropolis of Neapolis and Stavroupolis

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Divine Liturgy for compatriots in the  Metropolis of Neapolis and Stavroupolis On 29th June 2019, with the blessing of Metropolitan Varnavas of Neapolis and Stavroupolis, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Church of St. Seraphim of Sarov – a place of worship for the Russian-speaking community of…
29.06.2019 22:40

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates requiem service at Zeitenlik Allied Military Cemetery in Thessaloniki

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates requiem service at Zeitenlik Allied Military Cemetery in Thessaloniki On 28th June 2019, in continuation of his pilgrimage to the places of St. Paul’s preaching, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, arrived in Thessaloniki. At the premises of the Metropolis of Thessaloniki Metropolitan Hilarion met with Metropolitan Anthimos of Thessaloniki. The…