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18.12.2016 18:20

Synodal department for Church’s relations with society and mass media statement on release of Taras Kolodiy

Synodal department for Church’s relations with society and mass media statement on release of Taras Kolodiy Ukrainian serviceman Taras Kolodiy, who had been taken prisoner in the course of military actions, was released on December 18, 2016, in Donetsk.
17.12.2016 14:45

Patriarchal congratulations to Pope Francis of Rome on the occasion of his 80th birthday

Patriarchal congratulations to Pope Francis of Rome on the occasion of his 80th birthday His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, congratulated the Head of the Roman Catholic Church on his 80th birthday.
17.12.2016 14:44

DECR chairman greets Pope Francis with his 80th birthday

DECR chairman greets Pope Francis with his 80th birthday Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a message of greetings to Pope Francis of Rome.
16.12.2016 15:36

PATRIARCH KIRILL CONGRATULATES ARCHBISHOP LEO ON THE FIFTEENTH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS ENTHRONEMENT

PATRIARCH KIRILL CONGRATULATES ARCHBISHOP LEO ON THE FIFTEENTH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS ENTHRONEMENT His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia congratulated Archbishop Leo of Karelia and All Finland on the fifteenth anniversary of his enthronement.
16.12.2016 15:35

DECR chairman greets Archbishop Leo of Karelia and All Finland with 15th anniversary of his enthronement

DECR chairman greets Archbishop Leo of Karelia and All Finland with 15th anniversary of his enthronement Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a message to Archbishop Leo of Karelia and All Finland, congratulating him on the 15th anniversary of his elevation to the see of archbishops.
15.12.2016 21:03

Metropolitan Hilarion awards DECR deputy chairman archpriest Nikolai Balashov with Medal of St. Mark of Ephesus

Metropolitan Hilarion awards DECR deputy chairman archpriest Nikolai Balashov with Medal of St. Mark of Ephesus On 15 December 2016, Archpriest Nikolai Balashov, deputy chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), was congratulated on his 60th birthday.
15.12.2016 16:57

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with newly appointed Ambassador of the Republic of Columbia to the Russian Federation

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with newly appointed Ambassador of the Republic of Columbia to the Russian Federation Metropolitan Hilarion warmly greeted the guest at the Synodal institution in charge of the relations of the Russian Orthodox Church with the world.
15.12.2016 15:49

Prince of Wales visits Dormition Cathedral of Sourozh diocese

Prince of Wales visits Dormition Cathedral of Sourozh diocese After the Divine liturgy Archbishop Elisey of Sourozh consecrated the belfry after the renovations. The bells were consecrated by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill during his visit to Great Britain.
14.12.2016 0:02

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Divine Liturgy at the relics of St Nicholas the Wonderworker

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Divine Liturgy at the relics of St Nicholas the Wonderworker On 13 December 2016, commemoration day of the Holy Apostle Andrew the First-Called, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, while in Italy on a working visit, celebrated the Divine Liturgy in Bari in the crypt of the Basilica of St Nicholas the…
13.12.2016 23:51

(Russian) Заместителя председателя ОВЦС протоиерея Николая Балашова поздравили с 60-летием со дня рождения

(Russian) Заместителя председателя ОВЦС протоиерея Николая Балашова поздравили с 60-летием со дня рождения (Russian) 13 декабря 2016 года, в день памяти апостола Андрея Первозванного, руководитель Управления Московской Патриархии по зарубежным учреждениям епископ Богородский Антоний совершил Божественную литургию в московском храме Воскресения Словущего на Успенском вражке.
13.12.2016 23:26

Metropolitan Hilarion pays working visit to Bari

Metropolitan Hilarion pays working visit to Bari On 12 December 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, while in Italy upon the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, visited the city of Bari.
12.12.2016 21:14

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences to Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople over terror action in Istanbul

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences to Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople over terror action in Istanbul His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent to the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Constantinople his condolences over the explosions in Istanbul killing over forty people.
12.12.2016 20:56

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over terrorist attack in Cairo

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over terrorist attack in Cairo His Holiness Patriarch Kirill expressed condolences to the Coptic Patriarch Tawadros II over the death of people as a result of an explosion near a Coptic cathedral in Cairo. On Sunday, December 11, a huge blast hit the Abbassia district in Cairo, where several Christian churches are located. According to…
12.12.2016 20:55

DECR chairman expresses condolences to Primate of Coptic Church over explosion in Cairo

DECR chairman expresses condolences to Primate of Coptic Church over explosion in Cairo Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent condolences to His Holiness Tawadros II, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the Holy See of St. Mark in All Africa and the Middle East, over a terrorist attack committed at the church complex in…
12.12.2016 20:28

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over terrorist attacks in Istanbul

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over terrorist attacks in Istanbul His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent condolences to Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, President of the Republic of Turkey, over the terrorist attacks in Istanbul. On December 10, 2016, two huge blasts hit a football stadium in the centre of Istanbul, killing over 40 people and injuring…
12.12.2016 13:32

Concert of the Moscow Synodal Choir and the Sistine Chapel Choir is performed in Rome

Concert of the Moscow Synodal Choir and the Sistine Chapel Choir is performed in Rome On 11 December 2016, a concert performed by the Moscow Synodal Choir conducted by the honoured artist of Russia Alexei Puzakov and the Sistine Chapel Choir conducted by Mons. Massimo Palombella was performed at the Basilica of St. Mary of the Angels and the Martyrs in Rome.
12.12.2016 11:02

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk and Bishop Antony of Bogorodsk celebrate on patronal feast at the Church of St. Catherine in Rome

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk and Bishop Antony of Bogorodsk celebrate on patronal feast at the Church of St. Catherine in Rome On 11 December 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, and Bishop Antony of Bogorodsk, rector of the Church of St. Catherine the Great Martyr and administrator of the Moscow Patriarchate’s parishes in Italy celebrated Divine Liturgy.
10.12.2016 20:10

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s message of condolences over plane crash in Pakistan

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s message of condolences over plane crash in Pakistan His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed condolences to Mr. Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, over the plane crash that had occurred in north Pakistan on December 7, and claimed many lives.
10.12.2016 19:45

Primate of Russian Orthodox Church greets new King of Thailand

Primate of Russian Orthodox Church greets new King of Thailand His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a message of greetings to His Majesty Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun Rama X over his ascension to the throne of Kings of Thailand.
10.12.2016 18:00

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Pope Francis

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Pope Francis On 10 December 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with Pope Francis at the Apostolic Palace in Vatican City.
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