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12.09.2017 18:08

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill expresses condolences over the death of Archbishop Feofan (Galinsky)

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill expresses condolences over the death of Archbishop Feofan (Galinsky) His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent condolences to the clergy and flock of the diocese of Berlin and Germany over the death of Archbishop Feofan of Berlin and Germany.
12.09.2017 13:10

16th anniversary of 9/11 terror attack in the United States was marked by requiem service at the Moscow Representation of the Orthodox Church in America

16th anniversary of 9/11 terror attack in the United States was marked by requiem service at the Moscow Representation of the Orthodox Church in America On the 11th of September 2017, which marked the 16th anniversary of the dreadful terror attack in the United States that had killed almost three thousand people, a requiem service was celebrated at the Church of the Holy Great Martyr Catherine In-the-Fields, the Moscow Representation of the Orthodox Church in…
11.09.2017 19:24

Hierarch of Russian Orthodox Church takes part in consecration of cathedral in Bulgarian Ruse

Hierarch of Russian Orthodox Church takes part in consecration of cathedral in Bulgarian Ruse The consecration was presided over by Metropolitan Naum of Ruse. He was assisted by Metropolitan Longin of Saratov and Volsk and bishops and clergy from the Romanian Orthodox Church, the Bulgarian Orthodox Church’s Metropolia of Western and Central Europe, the Metropolia of Sofia and the Metropolia of Ruse. Among the…
11.09.2017 18:10

Archbishop Feofan of Berlin and Germany passed away to the Lord

Archbishop Feofan of Berlin and Germany passed away to the Lord Archbishop Feofan’s whole life was an example of selfless service of God and the Church.
11.09.2017 17:24

Delegation of Moscow Patriarchate takes part in International Meetings of Prayer for Peace

Delegation of Moscow Patriarchate takes part in International Meetings of Prayer for Peace The International Meetings of Prayer for Peace organized annually by the Catholic Community of St. Egidio are held this year in Munster, Germany.
09.09.2017 12:03

Coordinating Committee for Orthodox-Catholic Dialogue formulates new topics for further work

Coordinating Committee for Orthodox-Catholic Dialogue formulates new topics for further work On 8 September 2017, the Coordinating Committee of the Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church concluded its work.
08.09.2017 20:44

Trilateral meeting of religious leaders of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia takes place in Moscow

Trilateral meeting of religious leaders of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia takes place in Moscow On 8 September 2017, a meeting between Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Sheikh ul-Islam Allahshükür Pashazade, chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Board, and Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, took place at the Patriarchal and Synodal Residence in St. Daniel’s Monastery in Moscow.
08.09.2017 18:50

Statement adopted at the conclusion of the trilateral meeting of religious leaders of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia

Statement adopted at the conclusion of the trilateral meeting of religious leaders of Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia The document was signed on September 8, 2017.
08.09.2017 14:40

Patriarch Kirill meets with chairman of the Caucasus Muslim Board

Patriarch Kirill meets with chairman of the Caucasus Muslim Board On the eve of the trilateral meeting of religious leaders in Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia on the problem of Nagorno-Karabakh, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with Chairman of the Caucasus Muslim Board Sheikh-ul-Islam Allahshuqur Pasha-zade, at the Patriarchal and Synodal residence in the St. Daniel…
07.09.2017 13:03

Metropolitan Hilarion: We should move forward preserving and strengthening our unity

Metropolitan Hilarion: We should move forward preserving and strengthening our unity Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, has given an interview to the Greek Romphaia web portal.
06.09.2017 18:41

Metropolitan Hilarion takes part in the meeting of Coordinating Committee of Joint Commission for Orthodox-Catholic Dialogue

Metropolitan Hilarion takes part in the meeting of Coordinating Committee of Joint Commission for Orthodox-Catholic Dialogue On September 5, 2017, the Coordinating Committee of the Joint International Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church began its work on Leros Island, Greece.
06.09.2017 9:54

Representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church take part in the 2nd International Theological Conference in Tatarstan

Representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church take part in the 2nd International Theological Conference in Tatarstan On September 4-5, 2017, the 2nd International Theological Conference entitled “The Spiritual Silky Way” took place in Tatarstan. The 1st Conference was held in the People’s Republic of China in July 2016.
05.09.2017 21:24

DECR chairman meets with Russian ambassador to Greece A. Maslov

DECR chairman meets with Russian ambassador to Greece A. Maslov The head of the diplomatic representation in the Republic of Greece told the archpastor about the embassy’s projects for preserving the Russian legacy in Greece and activities for strengthening traditionally fraternal relationships between the peoples of the two countries.
05.09.2017 11:32

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos of Athens and All Greece On 4 September 2017, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, the chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations began his visit to Greece.
04.09.2017 17:37

Former chaplain of the Anglican parish in Moscow awarded Patriarchal letter of commendation

Former chaplain of the Anglican parish in Moscow awarded Patriarchal letter of commendation Revd Simon Stephens was the Chaplain of St. Andrew’s parish for about fifteen years, actively promoting cooperation between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Church of England.
03.09.2017 19:31

Metropolitan Hilarion gives his blessing to post-graduate students for new academic year and presents the first ever D.D. certificate recognized by the Russian state today

Metropolitan Hilarion gives his blessing to post-graduate students for new academic year and presents the first ever D.D. certificate recognized by the Russian state today 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), celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the church of the Beheading of St. John the Baptist at the Patriarchal Methochion of the Holy…
02.09.2017 21:12

Metropolitan Hilarion presides over requiem service for Russia’s Honoured Artist Dmitry Kogan

Metropolitan Hilarion presides over requiem service for Russia’s Honoured Artist Dmitry Kogan Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, presided over the requiem service for Russia’s Honoured Artist Dmitry Kogan, at the church of Our Lady the Joy to All the Afflicted-in-Bolshaya-Ordynka in Moscow.
02.09.2017 10:59

DECR chairman visits Great Britain ambassador’s residence in Moscow

DECR chairman visits Great Britain ambassador’s residence in Moscow Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church Relations (DECR) visited the residence of the British ambassador to Moscow for a dinner given on the occasion of the arrival in Moscow of the new rector of the Anglican Parish of St. Andrew, Rev. Canon Malcolm…
31.08.2017 12:23

Religious communities in Russia find as successful the development of joint project for aid to Syrian population

Religious communities in Russia find as successful the development of joint project for aid to Syrian population August 30, 2017 – the interreligious working group for aid to the Syrian population under the Presidential Council for Cooperation with Religious Association met for its regular session at the Moscow residence of the Armenian Apostolic Church’s Diocese of Russia and Novo-Nakhichevan.
30.08.2017 21:17

Patriarch Kirill meets with attendees of Third Summer Theological Institute for Catholic Priests

Patriarch Kirill meets with attendees of Third Summer Theological Institute for Catholic Priests His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the attendees of the Third Summer Theological Institute for Catholic Priests, at the Red Hall of the Church of Christ the Saviour in Moscow
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