From August 10 to 13, 2015, Bishop Sergiy of Solnechnogorsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate administrative secretariat, was on a visit to the Philippines, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
On 7-10 August 2015, an international meeting of Old Believers took place in Ulan-Ude, marking the 250th anniversary of the arrival in Buryatia of the first Old-Rite settlers.
On 3-9 August 2015, the 9th World Congress of the International Council for Central and Eastern European Studies took place at the Kanda University of International Studies in the city of Makuhari, Japan.
(Русский) 8–9 августа 2015 года по благословению Святейшего Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла руководитель Административного секретариата Московской Патриархии епископ Солнечногорский Сергий посетил ряд стран Юго-Восточной Азии.
On August 9, 2015, the commemoration day of the Protomartyr and Healer Panteleimon, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the church of Our Lady the Joy to All the Afflicted-in-Bolshaya-Ordynka, in Moscow.
An official pilgrims’ delegation of the Russian Orthodox Church has arrived on Holy Mount Athos for the commemoration day of the Protomartyr and Healer Panteleimon, the holy patron of the Russian Monastery of St. Panteleimon.
On 6 August 2015, the House of Russia-China Cultural Exchange opened at the restored building of the Church of St Alexander Nevsky in the city of Wuhan, China’s Hubei Province. Among those who took part in the opening ceremony were Metropolitan Georgy of Nizhny Novgorod and Arzamas; Mr. Mikhail Babich,…
At the invitation of Hegumen Daniel (Irbits), abbot of the Monastery of St. George in Götschendorf, Mr. Gerhard Schröder, former Chancellor of Germany, visited the Cathedral of the Holy Resurrection in Berlin, Press Service of the Russian Orthodox Church’s diocese of Berlin and Germany reports.
On 2 August 2015, Bishop John of Naro-Fominsk, administrator of the Patriarchal parishes in the USA, officiated at the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of St Nicholas in New York. That Sunday the parish celebrated the millennium of the blessed demise of the Holy Prince Vladimir, Equal-to-the-Apostles.
Metropolitan Nifon of Târgovişte led a delegation of the Romanian Orthodox Church at the celebrations in Moscow, marking the millennium of the blessed demise of the Holy Prince Vladimir, Equal-to-the-Apostles. On the eve of the commemoration day of the Baptizer of Rus’ the Romanian hierarch gave an interview to the…
On 2 August, the commemoration day of the Holy Prophet Elijah, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia greeted His Beatitude Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II of All Georgia with his Name Day.
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, congratulated His Holiness and Beatitude Ilia, Archbishop of Mtskheta and Tbilisi, Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, on his Name Day.
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent greetings to the Primate of the Albanian Orthodox Church on the occasion of the anniversary of his enthronement.
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a message of greeting to the new head of the Armenian Catholic Church, His Beatitude Catholicos-Patriarch Krikor Bedros XX.
On July 28, 2015, the Russian Orthodox Church commemorated the Holy Prince Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostles. This year the Church also marks the millennium of the demise of the Baptist of Rus’.
On July 27, 2015, the administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA Bishop Ioann of Naro-Fominsk, at the invitation of His Beatitude Metropolitan Tikhon of All America and Canada, took part in the ceremony of presenting the degree of Doctor of Theology honoris causa to His Beatitude John X,…
On July 28, 2015, the commemoration day of St Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostles, the millennium of his repose was marked in Thailand.
Speeches were made by Russian President Vladimir Putting and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
The 27th of July 2015, commemoration day of the Holy Prince Vladimir, Equal-to-the-Apostles, became the culmination of church-state celebrations on the occasion of the millennium of the demise of the Baptizer of Russia.
On 28 July 2015, commemoration day of the Holy Prince Vladimir, Equal-to-the-Apostles (this year marks the millennium of his blessed demise), His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of the Dormition of the Kiev Laura of the Caves.