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16.11.2016 23:10

On fortieth day after demise of Archimandrite Alexander (Pihach) his memory was celebrated at Moscow representation of Orthodox Church in America

On fortieth day after demise of Archimandrite Alexander (Pihach) his memory was celebrated at Moscow representation of Orthodox Church in America On November 16, the fortieth day after the demise of Archimandrite Alexander (Pihach), representative of the Orthodox Church in America to the Moscow Patriarchal see and rector of OCA Moscow representation, the memorial service was celebrated at the church of the Protomartyr Catherine-Close-to-the-Fields.
16.11.2016 16:55

Assembly of Orthodox Bishops in Iberian Peninsula meets for regular session

Assembly of Orthodox Bishops in Iberian Peninsula meets for regular session On November 14, 2016, Bishop Nestor of Korsun attended the Orthodox Bishops’ Assembly in Spain and Portugal.
16.11.2016 15:49

Bishop Nestor of Chersonese leads meeting of Spanish Orthodox youth

Bishop Nestor of Chersonese leads meeting of Spanish Orthodox youth On 11-13 November 2016, a meeting of the Spanish Orthodox youth took place at the Church of St Mary Magdalene, Equal-to-the-Apostles, in Madrid with the blessing of Bishop Nestor of Chersonese.
15.11.2016 17:39

Regional delegation of International Committee of the Red Cross visits DECR

Regional delegation of International Committee of the Red Cross visits DECR On 15 November 2016, Archimandrite Philaret (Bulekov), vice-chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with Mr. Magne Barth, head of the regional delegation of the International Red Cross Committee in Russia, Belarus and Moldova.
15.11.2016 16:23

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends greetings to Mr. Rumen Radev, President-elect of Bulgaria

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends greetings to Mr. Rumen Radev, President-elect of Bulgaria His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia congratulated Mr. Rumen Radev on his election as President of the Republic of Bulgaria.
15.11.2016 15:53

Church of Protecting Veil of the Mother of God consecrated in Islamabad

Church of Protecting Veil of the Mother of God consecrated in Islamabad On 13 November 2016, Bishop Antony of Bogorodsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Administration for Institutions Abroad, while on a working visit in Pakistan, consecrated the Church of the Protecting Veil of the Mother of God in Islamabad.
15.11.2016 13:43

Board of the Christian Interconfessional Consultative Committee holds meeting at the DECR

Board of the Christian Interconfessional Consultative Committee holds meeting at the DECR On 15 November 2016, the Board of the Christian Interconfessional Consultative Committee (CICC) met at the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate.
15.11.2016 13:07

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Germany’s ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Germany’s ambassador to Russia On November 15, 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR), met with Germany’s Ambassador to Russia Baron Rüdiger von Fritsch-Seerhausen, at the DECR.
14.11.2016 12:34

Head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Administration for Institutions Abroad visits Russian church on the Arabian Peninsula

Head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Administration for Institutions Abroad visits Russian church on the Arabian Peninsula On 11 November 2016, Bishop Antony of Bogorodsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Administration for Institutions Abroad, paid a brief working visit to the United Arab Emirates.
11.11.2016 15:24

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev visits Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev visits Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem He was welcomed at the door by Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem and All Palestine, Archimandrite Alexander (Yelisov), head of the Russian Orthodox mission in Jerusalem, Hieromonk Dometian (Markarian), member of the mission, and others.
10.11.2016 12:14

Representatives of the Moscow Patriarchate take part in the Council of Europe’s exchange on the religious dimension of intercultural dialogue

Representatives of the Moscow Patriarchate take part in the Council of Europe’s exchange on the religious dimension of intercultural dialogue The role of education in the prevention of radicalization leading to terrorism and violent extremism was the main theme at the 2016 Council of Europe exchange on the religious dimension of intercultural dialogue which took place in Strasbourg on November 9-10, 2016.
09.11.2016 17:36

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Donald Trump on his election as President of the United States of America

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Donald Trump on his election as President of the United States of America His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia congratulated Donald Trump on winning the US presidential election.
09.11.2016 10:09

Archimandrite Irenaeus (Steenberg) consecrated as Bishop of Sacramento

Archimandrite Irenaeus (Steenberg) consecrated as Bishop of Sacramento On November 5, 2016, Archbishop Kirill of San Francisco and Western America, secretary of the Bishops’ Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia, presided over All-Night Vigil and the rite of the nomination of Archimandrite Irenaeus (Steenberg) as Bishop of Sacramento, at the Cathedral of Our Lady the Joy…
07.11.2016 16:25

Orthodox Bishops’ Conference of Germany holds its autumn session

Orthodox Bishops’ Conference of Germany holds its autumn session On 4 November 2016, the autumn session of the Orthodox Bishops’ Conference of Germany opened in Berlin. Taking part in it were ruling and vicar hierarchs of the Orthodox dioceses in Germany.
07.11.2016 13:35

Patriarch Kirill’s congratulations conveyed to Lebanon’s new president

Patriarch Kirill’s congratulations conveyed to Lebanon’s new president On November 5, 2016, the President of the Republic of Lebanon Mr. Michel Naim Aoun met with hierarchs of the Orthodox Church of Antioch – Metropolitan Niphon of Philippople, representative of the Patriarch of Antioch to the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, and Metropolitan Anthony of Zahle.
06.11.2016 21:25

Hierarchs of Orthodox Churches of Cyprus and Poland concelebrate with Metropolitan Hilarion at the church of Our Lady the Joy to All the Afflicted

Hierarchs of Orthodox Churches of Cyprus and Poland concelebrate with Metropolitan Hilarion at the church of Our Lady the Joy to All the Afflicted On November 6, 2016, the Day of the Icon of the Mother of God ‘The Joy to All the Afflicted’, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR), celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the church in Bolshaya Ordynka in Moscow, dedicated to this…
04.11.2016 19:22

Patriarch Kirill attends state reception in Kremlin on the Day of Unity of the People

Patriarch Kirill attends state reception in Kremlin on the Day of Unity of the People (Russian) 4 ноября 2016 года Святейший Патриарх Московский и всея Руси Кирилл посетил государственный прием в Кремле по случаю Дня народного единства.
04.11.2016 18:16

15th ecclesial-public exhibition-forum ‘Orthodox Rus’ opens in Moscow

15th ecclesial-public exhibition-forum ‘Orthodox Rus’ opens in Moscow On November 4, 2016, the Day of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God and the Day of National Unity, President Vladimir Putin and His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, after the opening and blessing of the monument of the Holy Prince Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostles in Borovitskaya…
04.11.2016 18:03

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with France’s ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with France’s ambassador to Russia On November 4, 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR), met with France’s Ambassador Jean-Maurice Ripert.
02.11.2016 11:11

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with newly-appointed Luxembourg’s Ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with newly-appointed Luxembourg’s Ambassador to Russia On 1 November 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with H.E. Mr. Jean-Claude Knebeler, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg to the Russian Federation.
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