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10.01.2019 19:51

DECR Vice-Chairman meets with President of Interparliamentary Assembly of Orthodoxy

DECR Vice-Chairman meets with President of Interparliamentary Assembly of Orthodoxy Discussed at the meeting, which took place at the DECR premises, were the IAO international activities and preparation for the 7th International Christmas meetings as a part of the upcoming 27th International Educational Christmas Readings.
10.01.2019 15:17

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem On January 10, 2019, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), who is on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land made with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, visited the Patriarchate of Jerusalem to meet with…
10.01.2019 5:20

Metropoltan Hilarion venerates shrines in Jerusalem and Bethlehem and celebrates Liturgy at the Lord’s Sepulcher

Metropoltan Hilarion venerates shrines in Jerusalem and Bethlehem and celebrates Liturgy at the Lord’s Sepulcher Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), has continued his pilgrimage to the Holy Land he is making with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
09.01.2019 15:47

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Divine Liturgy in Gorny Convent

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Divine Liturgy in Gorny Convent On January 9, 2019, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, who is on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land with a blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at Gorny Convent of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission.
07.01.2019 19:34

Nativity of Christ is celebrated at the Representation of the Russian Orthodox Church in Damascus

Nativity of Christ is celebrated at the Representation of the Russian Orthodox Church in Damascus On 7 January 2018, the feast day of the Nativity of Christ, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated at the Church of St. Ignatius the God-Bearer at the Representation of the Russian Orthodox Church in Damascus.
07.01.2019 14:20

Metropolitan Chrysostom of Dabrobosan: Patriarch of Constantinople and his Synod made a schismatic-sectarian mockup which they called the ‘church’

Metropolitan Chrysostom of Dabrobosan: Patriarch of Constantinople and his Synod made a schismatic-sectarian mockup which they called the ‘church’ Metropolitan Chrysostom of Dabrobosan, head of the Metropolia of the Serbian Orthodox Church, centered in Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina), in his Christmas address to the clergy and flock stated with regret that “celebration of the Nativity of Christ this year will go down in history of the split and fragmented…
07.01.2019 8:02

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches on the Nativity of Christ

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches on the Nativity of Christ His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent greetings with the Nativity of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
07.01.2019 8:01

DECR chairman sends Christmas greetings to Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches

DECR chairman sends Christmas greetings to Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches Metropolitan Hilarion, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent Christmas greetings.
06.01.2019 0:16

Metropolitan Amfilohije of Crna Gora and Primorje: Patriarch of Constantinople destroyed the centuries-old unity of Orthodox Churches

Metropolitan Amfilohije of Crna Gora and Primorje: Patriarch of Constantinople destroyed the centuries-old unity of Orthodox Churches On 3 January 2019, Metropolitan Amfilohije of Crna Gora and Primorje gave an interview to Vijesti TV in which he said that Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople had destroyed the centuries-old unity of the Orthodox Churches instead of playing the role of consolidator of all Orthodox Christians.
05.01.2019 20:45

Christmas Message by Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia

Christmas Message  by Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia to the Archpastors, Pastors, Deacons, Monastics and all the Faithful Children of the Russian Orthodox Church