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21.04.2016 17:14

Preparation of celebrations marking the millennium of the Russian presence on Mount Athos is discussed in Moscow

Preparation of celebrations marking the millennium of the Russian presence on Mount Athos is discussed in Moscow A meeting, at which the preparation of the celebrations to mark the millennium of the Russian presence on Mount Athos was discussed, took place in Moscow on 20 April 2016.
21.04.2016 13:31

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia greets Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain with her birthday

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia greets Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain with her birthday His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia congratulated Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland on her birthday
20.04.2016 19:29

Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations delivers lecture at the Moscow Theological Academy

Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations delivers lecture at the Moscow Theological Academy On 20 April 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, delivered a lecture in the assembly hall of the Moscow Theological Academy, in which he focused on the meeting that had taken place between His Holiness Patriarch Kirill and Pope Francis in…
20.04.2016 16:44

Synod of Ukrainian Orthodox Church meets for regular session

Synod of Ukrainian Orthodox Church meets for regular session On 19 April 2016, a regular session of the Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church took place at the Laura of the Caves in Kiev under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine.
20.04.2016 11:01

DECR chairman attends conference on the forthcoming Pan-Orthodox Council

DECR chairman attends conference on the forthcoming Pan-Orthodox Council A scholarly conference, 'The Pan-Orthodox Council: Opinions and Expectations,' took place at St. Tikhon’s Orthodox University in Moscow on 19 April 2016 with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
19.04.2016 17:01

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over earthquake in Japan

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over earthquake in Japan His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed his condolences over the earthquake in Japan.
19.04.2016 15:55

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the earthquake in Ecuador

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the earthquake in Ecuador His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed his condolences over the earthquake in Ecuador.
18.04.2016 13:30

Medal of St. Mark of Ephesus is instituted as an award of the Department for External Church Relations

Medal of St. Mark of Ephesus is instituted as an award of the Department for External Church Relations The medal of St. Mark of Ephesus was instituted on 6 April 2016 with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia as an award of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR).
16.04.2016 23:41

Holy Synod regards unia as running sore in Orthodox-Catholic relations

Holy Synod regards unia as running sore in Orthodox-Catholic relations At its session on April 16, 2016 in St. Petersburg, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church heard a report of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia on his visit to Latin America (Minutes No. 2).
16.04.2016 23:37

Holy Synod points to historic nature of meeting between Patriarch Kirill and Pope Francis in Havana and approves their Joint Statement

Holy Synod points to historic nature of meeting between Patriarch Kirill and Pope Francis in Havana and approves their Joint Statement At its session on April 16, 2016, in the historic building of the Sacred Governing Synod in St. Petersburg, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church, chaired by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, heard His Holiness’s report on his visit to Latin America (Minutes No.…