Hundreds of people were present at the consecration, the website of the parish reports.
Attending the divine service were Colonel Roman Bykhalov, air attaché of the Embassy of the Russian Federation to the USA, and Sergey Sadchikov, deputy naval attaché.
On 12 December 2015, Bishop John of Naro-Fominsk, administrator of the Patriarchal parishes in the USA, met with Bishop David of New York and New England, the Coptic Church.
The meeting of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia took place at the Synodal residence of its First Hierarch in New York on 8-9 December 2015.
(Russian) Особое внимание в ходе встречи было уделено богословскому осмыслению современных экологических вызовов, опыту изучения и преподавания профильных тем в учебных заведениях Московского Патриархата.
On 13 December 2015, the 28th Sunday after Pentecost and the commemoration day of St. Andrew-the-First-Called, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR) and chairman of the Commission on Old Belief parishes and cooperation with the Old Belief community, celebrated Divine Liturgy…
In compliance with the decision of the Holy Synod, a delegation of the Moscow Patriarchate took part in a joint conference of the Russian Orthodox Church and the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD), which was held in Munich on 10-11 December 2015, and was dedicated to the 70th anniversary of…
On 10 December 2015, at the residence in Chisty Side Street, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia received H.E. Tikahito Harada, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the Russian Federation, who is completing his diplomatic service in Moscow.
On 9 December 2015, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), received a delegation of the members of the new Egyptian Parliament: Coptic Christians Dr. Emad Gad and Dr. Hany Naguib, deputies from the ‘Free Egyptian Party’, and Mr. Emad Raouf, leader…
On 9 December 2015, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with a delegation of the Coptic Church in the parish house of the Church of “Joy to All the Afflicted” icon of the Mother of God.