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22.10.2015 23:40

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill extends condolences to Primate of Orthodox Church in America over the demise of Archpriest Sergei Garklavs

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill extends condolences to Primate of Orthodox Church in America over the demise of Archpriest Sergei Garklavs In the evening of 19 October 2015, Archpriest Sergei Garklavs, Dean Emeritus of the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Chicago, guardian of the Tikvin Icon of the Mother God, died at a Chicago hospital at the age of 87.
22.10.2015 12:15

Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church begins its regular session under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill

Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church begins its regular session under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill On 22 October 2015, a regular session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church began at the Patriarchal and Synodal residence in St Daniel’s Monastery in Moscow under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
22.10.2015 10:58

Patriarch Kirill’s congratulatory message to Primate of Orthodox Church of Constantinople on the occasion of anniversary of his election to patriarchal throne

Patriarch Kirill’s congratulatory message to Primate of Orthodox Church of Constantinople on the occasion of anniversary of his election to patriarchal throne The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church in his message to His Holiness Bartholomew, Patriarch of Constantinople, congratulated him on the 24th anniversary of his election and elevation to the Patriarchal throne.
22.10.2015 10:56

DECR chairman’s congratulatory message to Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople on the occasion of the 24th anniversary of his enthronement

DECR chairman’s congratulatory message to Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople on the occasion of the 24th anniversary of his enthronement The chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations (DECR), Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, has congratulated the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Constantinople on the anniversary of his election to the Patriarchal throne.
21.10.2015 16:49

Khmer version of Orthodox Prayer Book comes out

Khmer version of Orthodox Prayer Book comes out The Thailand Representation of the Russian Orthodox Church has published a Khmer version of the Orthodox Prayer Book at the request of the Orthodox faithful in Cambodia.
21.10.2015 13:09

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Pope Francis

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Pope Francis On 21 October 2015, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, the DECR chairman, met with Pope Francis at the “Domus Sanctae Marthae” hotel in Vatican.
21.10.2015 7:57

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk speaks at General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops of the Catholic Church in Vatican

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk speaks at General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops of the Catholic Church in Vatican On 19 October 2015, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), arrived in Rome with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia to attend as an observer from the Russian Orthodox Church the plenary session of the…
21.10.2015 7:57

Greetings by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk to the Participants of the Fourteenth Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops of the Catholic Church on the “Vocation and mission of the family in the Church and in the contemporary world” (The Vatican. 20th October 2015)

Greetings by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk to the Participants of the Fourteenth Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops of the Catholic Church on the “Vocation and mission of the family in the Church and in the contemporary world” (The Vatican. 20th October 2015) On behalf of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Rus I extend fraternal greetings to you on the occasion of the Fourteenth Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops of the Catholic Church on the theme of the family...
20.10.2015 15:46

DECR chairman meets with Greek Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Inter-parliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy General Secretary Ioannis Amanatidis

DECR chairman meets with Greek Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Inter-parliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy General Secretary Ioannis Amanatidis Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, DECR chairman, met with the Greek Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Inter-parliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy General Secretary Mr. Ioannis Amanatidis, on the sidelines of the forum ‘Religious and Cultural Pluralism and Peaceful Co-existence in the Middle East’, which took place in Athens
20.10.2015 12:54

At the largest ever conference on the Middle East, Metropolitan Hilarion calls to defend Christians

At the largest ever conference on the Middle East, Metropolitan Hilarion calls to defend Christians The largest ever conference to be held on the situation of Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East took place on October 19-20, 2015, in Athens, under the theme ‘Religious and Cultural Pluralism and Peaceful Co-existence in the Middle East’.