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13.07.2016 18:11

Metropolitan Hilarion receives a hierarch of the Patriarchate of Jerusalem

Metropolitan Hilarion receives a hierarch of the Patriarchate of Jerusalem The hierarch of the Church of Jerusalem conveyed best wishes from His Beatitude Theophilos, Patriarch of the Holy City of Jerusalem and All Palestine.
13.07.2016 17:05

DECR chairman meets with Russian ambassador to Romania

DECR chairman meets with Russian ambassador to Romania On July 13, 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR), met with the new Russian Ambassador to Romania V. I. Kuznetsov.
12.07.2016 19:11

On commemoration day of Ss Peter and Paul Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Divine Liturgy at the Represenation of Serbian Church in Moscow

On commemoration day of Ss Peter and Paul Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Divine Liturgy at the Represenation of Serbian Church in Moscow On 12 July 2016, the commemoration day of the Holy Glorious and All-Praised Leaders of the Apostles, Peter and Paul, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Representation of the Serbian Orthodox Church, the Church of Ss…
11.07.2016 12:36

Celebrations in the Monastery of Our Lady of Tikhvin attended by guests from Local Orthodox Churches

Celebrations in the Monastery of Our Lady of Tikhvin attended by guests from Local Orthodox Churches On July 8, 2016, the eve of the Day of the Tikvin Icon of the Mother of God, the chancellor of the Moscow Patriarchate Metropolitan Varsonofy of St. Petersburg and Ladoga, celebrated All-Night Vigil at the Cathedral of the Assumption at the Assumption Monastery of Our Lady of Tikhvin.
08.07.2016 10:27

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with a delegation of Urbi et Orbi Catholic foundation

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with a delegation of Urbi et Orbi Catholic foundation On July 7, 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR), met with a delegation the Catholic foundation Urbi et Orbi led by Dr. Robert Moynihan, editor-in-chief of the Inside the Vatican magazine, at the DECR.
07.07.2016 19:32

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends condolences to Primate of the Coptic Church over the murder of priest Rafael Moussa

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends condolences to Primate of the Coptic Church over the murder of priest Rafael Moussa His Holiness Patriarch Kirill expressed his compassion and support to the relatives and spiritual children of Father Rafael.
07.07.2016 17:26

DECR chairman meets with Russian ambassador to Saudi Arabia

DECR chairman meets with Russian ambassador to Saudi Arabia In the course of a friendly talk, they exchanges views concerning Christian-Islamic relationships and discussed the situation in the Middle East and North Africa and the grave situation of Christians in the region.
07.07.2016 17:18

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Russia’s ambassador to Poland

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Russia’s ambassador to Poland Among the topics they discussed in their talk were relationships between the Russian and Polish Orthodox Churches and bilateral contacts between the Moscow Patriarchate and the Roman Catholic Church, with a new impetus given to them in August 2012 by the Joint Message of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow…
07.07.2016 17:08

DECR chairman meets with Macedonia’s ambassador to Russia

DECR chairman meets with Macedonia’s ambassador to Russia On July 7, 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR), met with Macedonia’s ambassador to Russia Goce Karajanov.
06.07.2016 18:57

State Duma speaker visits Russian monastery on Mount Athos

State Duma speaker visits Russian monastery on Mount Athos On July 5, 2016, Mr. S. Naryshkin, chairman of the Russian Federation State Duma, visited Holy Mount Athos.
06.07.2016 18:23

DECR vice-chairman meets with a delegation of Swiss diplomats

DECR vice-chairman meets with a delegation of Swiss diplomats On July 66, 2016, Archimandrite Philaret (Bulekov), vice-chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR), met with the State Secretary of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs Mr. Ives Rossier.
29.06.2016 22:55

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill expresses condolences over terrorist attack at Istanbul’s airport

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill expresses condolences over terrorist attack at Istanbul’s airport His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed his condolences over the terrorist attack in Istanbul. On June 28, two blasts hit Istanbul’s international airport. According to the latest reports, 41 people were killed and 239 injured.
29.06.2016 14:22

Ukrainian Orthodoxy On The Path To Confessing The Faith

by Andrei Rogozyansky
24.06.2016 14:30

Primate of the Orthodox Church of Constantinople sends to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill condolences upon the tragedy on Syamozero

Primate of the Orthodox Church of Constantinople sends to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill condolences upon the tragedy on Syamozero In his letter to the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople expressed condolences upon the tragic events on Syamozero in Karelia involving the death of fourteen people including thirteen children. The search for one more child continues.
23.06.2016 19:47

Meeting of the Russian part of the Council for Interreligious Cooperation under the Russian-Chinese Committee for Peace, Friendship and Development

Meeting of the Russian part of the Council for Interreligious Cooperation under the Russian-Chinese Committee for Peace, Friendship and Development On June 23, 2016, the Russian part of the Council for Interreligious Cooperation under the Russian-Chinese Committee for Friendship, Peace and Development met at the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR).
22.06.2016 23:45

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s letter on the occasion of the terrorist attack in Qamishli

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s letter on the occasion of the terrorist attack in Qamishli His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent the following letter to His Holiness Mar Ignatios Aphrem II, Patriarch of the Syriac Orthodox Church, on the occasion of the terrorist attack at Al-Qamishli in Syria.
21.06.2016 14:06

Khmer version of the Divine Liturgy comes out in Cambodia

Khmer version of the Divine Liturgy comes out in Cambodia The Khmer version of the Divine Liturgy has come out in Cambodia. In addition to the text of the Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom, the book also contains the prayers before and after the Holy Communion.
18.06.2016 3:40

Round Table on ‘Why the Council on Crete has not become a Pan-Orthodox Council?’

Round Table on ‘Why the Council on Crete has not become a Pan-Orthodox Council?’ The Round Table on ‘Why the Council on Crete has not become a Pan-Orthodox Council?’ took place at the ‘Russia Today’ International Multimedia Press Centre on June 17, 2016.
17.06.2016 12:00

Message of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill to Primates and representatives of Local Orthodox Churches who have assembled in Crete

Message of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill to Primates and representatives of Local Orthodox Churches who have assembled in Crete His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent a message to the Primates and representative of Local Orthodox Churches who have assembled in the Island of Crete.
16.06.2016 21:58

Metropolitan Hilarion: There are no grounds for speaking of any division in the Orthodox world

Metropolitan Hilarion: There are no grounds for speaking of any division in the Orthodox world Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk gave an interview to the RIA Novosti.
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