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17.11.2020 12:54

Metropolitan Hilarion Views as Important the Renewal of Consultations between Religious Leaders оf Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia on the Issue of Regulating the Conflict in Karabakh

Metropolitan Hilarion Views as Important the Renewal of Consultations between Religious Leaders оf Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia on the Issue of Regulating the Conflict in Karabakh On 14th November 2020 on the The Church and The World TV programme which comes out on Rossia-24 on Saturdays and Sundays, the chairman of the Department of External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate the metropolitan of Volokolamsk Hilarion answered questions put by the channel’s presenter Yekaterina Gracheva.
16.11.2020 14:00

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s Message to the Primate of the Albanian Orthodox Church

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s Message to the Primate of the Albanian Orthodox Church His Holiness Kirill the Patriarch of Moscow and All Rus has sent the following message to His Beatitude Anastasios, archbishop of Tirana and All Albania in connection with the recent infection with coronavirus of the Primate of the Albanian Church.
15.11.2020 12:22

The Contemporary Ukrainian Issue and Its Resolution according to the Divine and Sacred Canons by Nicephorus, metropolitan of Kykkos and Tillyria. Conclusions.

The translation into Russian of the conclusions at which Nicephorus, metropolitan of Kykkos and Tillyria (Greek Orthodox Church of Cyprus), arrives in his work on the Ukrainian ecclesiastical question.
11.11.2020 20:03

On the role of religious organizations in post-war restoration of Syria

On the role of religious organizations in post-war restoration of Syria Report of Archbishop Leonid of Vladikavkaz and Alania, deputy head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relation (DECR), to the international conference on Syrian refugees’ and internally displaced people’s return to their homes, November 10-12, 2020, Damascus.
10.11.2020 20:24

DECR representative attends OSCE meeting on freedom of religion in Europe

DECR representative attends OSCE meeting on freedom of religion in Europe Deacon Feodor Shulga made a report on the current situation of the faithful of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church in the territory of Ukraine and the recent facts of violation of their rights in several regions of the country.
10.11.2020 17:27

Head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Representation to European international organizations calls upon international organizations at an OSCE meeting to react actively to violations of the rights of believers

Head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Representation to European international organizations calls upon international organizations at an OSCE meeting to react actively to violations of the rights of believers On November 9, Bishop Victor of Baryshivka, head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church’s representation to European international organizations, attended the annual OSCE Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting (SHDM) on Freedom of Religion or Belief.
10.11.2020 16:59

Patriarch Kirill’s book ‘Think about the Future of Humanity’ published in Serbian

Patriarch Kirill’s book ‘Think about the Future of Humanity’ published in Serbian The translation for publishing by the Moscow Representation of the Serbian Orthodox Church was made by Bishop Anthony of Moravici, rector of the representation and Patriarch of Serbia’s representative to the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia.
09.11.2020 14:56

Metropolitan Antony of Borispol and Brovary: Metropolitan Amfilohije was surrounded with love of all Montenegrins

Metropolitan Antony of Borispol and Brovary: Metropolitan Amfilohije was surrounded with love of all Montenegrins Metropolitan Amfilohije (Radović) of Montenegro and the Littoral passed away in the Lord on October 30, 2020. Metropolitan Antony of Borispol and Brovary, chancellor of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, told about his personal contacts with the hierarch of the Serbian Orthodox Church and his ministry in the interview given to…
09.11.2020 11:40

DECR chairman expresses condolences over the death of Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

DECR chairman expresses condolences over the death of Rabbi Jonathan Sacks Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a message of condolences to Ephraim Mirvis, Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of Great Britain and the Commonwealth, over the death of Lord Jonathan Sacks, former Chief Rabbi of Great Britain (1991-2013).
08.11.2020 20:00

Metropolitan Hilarion: Above all else, do not overlook those in need

Metropolitan Hilarion: Above all else, do not overlook those in need On 8th November, 2020, the twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost, the Church commemorates the holy great martyr Demetrius of Thessaloniki. On this day, the Divine Liturgy in the church ‘Joy to All the Afflicted’ icon of the Mother of God on Bolshaya Ordynka in Moscow was celebrated by Metropolitan Hilarion of…