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01.10.2015 15:28

Interreligious Council of Russia issues a statement on the beginning of military operation of the Russian Federation in Syria

Interreligious Council of Russia issues a statement on the beginning of military operation of the Russian Federation in Syria The statement expresses hope that “the assistance of Russia will stave off the threat of terror and hasten the coming of peaceful life in this country and in the entire Middle East on the basis of dialogue and accord among different ethnic, religious and ideological groups.”
01.10.2015 14:40

A monument to the reestablishment of unity within the Local Russian Orthodox Church unveiled at Kursk-Root Hermitage

A monument to the reestablishment of unity within the Local Russian Orthodox Church unveiled at Kursk-Root Hermitage A monument titled ‘Reunification’, dedicated to the reestablishment of unity within the Local Russian Orthodox Church, was unveiled on September 30, 2015, at Kursk-Root Hermitage.
01.10.2015 12:08

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill: One cannot remain indifferent to the suffering of the Syrian people

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill: One cannot remain indifferent to the suffering of the Syrian people The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church has expressed hope that participation of the Russian Federation in the resolution of the Syrian conflict will bring the long hoped-for civil peace to the region.
30.09.2015 22:06

DECR chairman congratulates Ambassador of Russia to the Republic of Macedonia

DECR chairman congratulates Ambassador of Russia to the Republic of Macedonia Metropolitan Hilarion congratulated Mr. Scherbak with his 65th birthday and presented him with an award of the Russian Orthodox Church – the medal of the Order of St. Prince Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostles.
30.09.2015 18:29

DECR chairman meets with the Turkish Ambassador to Russia

DECR chairman meets with the Turkish Ambassador to Russia Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with H.E. Umit Yardim, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Turkey to Russia.
28.09.2015 18:50

Russian Orthodox Church delegation attends commemoration events in Armenia

Russian Orthodox Church delegation attends commemoration events in Armenia From September 26 to 28, 2015, the concluding events of the official church-state centenary commemoration of the Armenian genocide took place in Armenia.
28.09.2015 18:09

Patriarch Kirill’s book presented at the Far East Federal University

Patriarch Kirill’s book presented at the Far East Federal University The book was published by the Moscow Patriarchate Publishers as part of the His Holiness the Patriarch’s Homily series.
28.09.2015 10:53

DECR vice-chairman meets with Orthodox delegation from Jordan

DECR vice-chairman meets with Orthodox delegation from Jordan The delegation was led by Dr. Ihsan Issa Hamarneh, chairman of the Orthodox Educational Society of Jordan.
27.09.2015 16:23

Celebrations marking the millennium of the blessed demise of the Baptizer of Russia take place in metropolia of Primorye

Celebrations marking the millennium of the blessed demise of the Baptizer of Russia take place in metropolia of Primorye This year permanent members of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church take part in the diocesan celebrations marking the millennium of the blessed demise of the Holy Grand Prince Vladimir, Equal-to-the-Apostles.
26.09.2015 21:54

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends message to Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana and All Albania regarding the destruction of Orthodox church in Dhërmi village

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends message to Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana and All Albania regarding the destruction of Orthodox church in Dhërmi village His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a letter to the Primate of the Albanian Orthodox Church, His Beatitude Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana and All Albania, concerning the destruction of the Church of St Athanasius in the village of Dhërmi and the attack on Rev. Christos Pappas,…