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10.03.2017 20:40

The oldest cleric of the Chinese Autonomous Orthodox Church is buried in Shanghai

The oldest cleric of the Chinese Autonomous Orthodox Church is buried in Shanghai On 9 March 2017, the funeral service was conducted for Protodeacon Evangel Lu Yafu, 90, in Shanghai. The oldest cleric of the Chinese Autonomous Orthodox Church has reposed in the Lord on March 5.
10.03.2017 20:03

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Ambassador of the Netherlands to Russia

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Ambassador of the Netherlands to Russia On 10 March 2017, at the Patriarchal residence in St Daniel’s Monastery in Moscow, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with H.E. Ms Renée Jones-Bos, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the Russian Federation.
10.03.2017 16:03

Patriarch Kirill meets with Colombia’s ambassador to Russia

Patriarch Kirill meets with Colombia’s ambassador to Russia On March 10, 2017, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with Colombia’s Ambassador to Russia H. E. Alfonso Lopez Caballero, at the Patriarchal residence in the St. Daniel Monastery.
09.03.2017 13:35

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs regular session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs regular session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church On 9 March 2017, at the Patriarchal and Synodal residence in St Daniel’s Monastery in Moscow, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church began its regular session under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
09.03.2017 12:31

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with the head of Protestant Agency for Diakonia

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with the head of Protestant Agency for Diakonia On 9 March 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with Dr. Cornelia Füllkrug-Weitzel, head of the Protestant Agency for Diakonia and Development (PADD) in Germany, who has arrived in Russia to look at the social service projects carried out…
08.03.2017 12:45

DECR chairman meets with Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs

DECR chairman meets with Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs On 7 March 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with Mr. Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Hungary on his initiative.
08.03.2017 12:35

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with WCC General Secretary

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with WCC General Secretary On 7 March 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with Rev.Dr. Olaf Fykse Tveit, General Secretary of the World Council of Churches.
08.03.2017 12:30

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk speaks at UN conference on the defense of Christians

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk speaks at UN conference on the defense of Christians On 7 March 2017, an international top-level conference on Mutual Respect and Peaceful Coexistence as a Condition of Interreligious Peace and Stability: Supporting Christians and Other Communities took place in Geneva on the sidelines of the 34th session of the UN Human Rights Council.
07.03.2017 22:27

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Syria’s Minister of Awqaf

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Syria’s Minister of Awqaf On 7 March 2017, at the Patriarchal residence in St Daniel’s Monastery, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with Dr. Mohammed Abdul Sattar al-Sayeed, Minister of Awqaf of the Syrian Arab Republic.
06.03.2017 16:29

The oldest deacon of the Chinese Autonomous Orthodox Church died

The oldest deacon of the Chinese Autonomous Orthodox Church died On March 5, 2017, Protodeacon Evangel Lu Yafu, 90, the oldest cleric of the Chinese Autonomous Orthodox Church, died after a prolonged disease in Shanghai.
05.03.2017 23:42

Primate of Russian Orthodox Church celebrates Liturgy at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow on Sunday of Orthodoxy

Primate of Russian Orthodox Church celebrates Liturgy at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow on Sunday of Orthodoxy On 5 March 2017, 1st Sunday of Lent, feast of the Triumph of Orthodoxy, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated the Liturgy of St Basil the Great and the Office of the Triumph of Orthodoxy at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow.
02.03.2017 17:29

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Israel’s new ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Israel’s new ambassador to Russia On March 2, 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with the Israel’s new ambassador to Russia, H. E. Gary Koren, at the DECR.
27.02.2017 15:50

Molieben of thanksgiving marks the 170th anniversary of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem

Molieben of thanksgiving marks the 170th anniversary of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem On the 170th anniversary of the establishment of the Russian Orthodox Church’s representation in the Holy Land, a molieben of thanksgiving and a requiem service for the late heads of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission and for all the brethren and sisters who had worked there were celebrated at the Church…
27.02.2017 7:13

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with chairman of Russian-Kyrgyz Business Council

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with chairman of Russian-Kyrgyz Business Council On 26 February 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with Ivan Polyakov, chairman of the Russian-Kyrgyz Business Council (RKBC).
24.02.2017 11:43

Patriarch Kirill’s congratulatory message to Primate of Bulgarian Church

Patriarch Kirill’s congratulatory message to Primate of Bulgarian Church His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has congratulated the Primate of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, His Holiness Patriarch Neophytos, on the occasion of the fourth anniversary of his enthronement.
24.02.2017 11:40

DECR chairman’s congratulatory message to Patriarch Neophytos of Bulgaria on the occasion of anniversary of his enthronement

DECR chairman’s congratulatory message to Patriarch Neophytos of Bulgaria on the occasion of anniversary of his enthronement Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, has congratulated the Primate of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, His Holiness Patriarch Neophytos, on the anniversary of his enthronement.
22.02.2017 21:44

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with president of Italian Bishops’ Conference

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with president of Italian Bishops’ Conference On February 22, 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with the head of the Italian Bishops’ Conference, Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, Archbishop of Genoa, at the DECR.
22.02.2017 18:34

Meeting with a French National Assembly deputy at the Department for External Church Relations

Meeting with a French National Assembly deputy at the Department for External Church Relations On February 22, 2017, Archpriest Sergiy Zvonarev, DECR secretary for the far abroad, met at the DECR with Mr. Jean-Francois Copé, a Republic Party deputy to the French National Assembly.
22.02.2017 16:28

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Greek Ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Greek Ambassador to Russia Prospects of cooperation between the Embassy of Greece and the Russian Orthodox Church were discussed.
22.02.2017 15:26

DECR chairman meets with Hungarian Ambassador to Russia

DECR chairman meets with Hungarian Ambassador to Russia Ambassador Balla thanked Metropolitan Hilarion for the talk and noted great importance of contacts between Hungary and the Moscow Patriarchate.
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