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24.09.2015 20:05

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the death of hundreds of pilgrims in Mecca

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the death of hundreds of pilgrims in Mecca His Holines Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed condolences to the King of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, over the death of hundreds of pilgrims in Mecca.
24.09.2015 20:05

DECR chairman expresses condolences to Secretary General of Organization of the Islamic Cooperation over the tragedy in Mecca

DECR chairman expresses condolences to Secretary General of Organization of the Islamic Cooperation over the tragedy in Mecca Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a message of condolences to Mr. Iyad Ameen Madani, Secretary General of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation, over the tragedy in Mecca, as the result of which hundreds of people had died and been…
24.09.2015 19:18

Patriarch Kirill meets with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas

Patriarch Kirill meets with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas On September 24, 2015, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, at the Peredelkino patriarchal residence.
24.09.2015 9:11

Meeting of co-chairmen of Russian-Chinese Friendship Committee’s Council for Interreligious Cooperation

Meeting of co-chairmen of Russian-Chinese Friendship Committee’s Council for Interreligious Cooperation Participating in the meeting were also D. Petrovsky, DECR; Ms. Ding Saoshu, SARA department for external relations, and Ms. L. Afonina, Russian Academy of Sciences’ Institute of the Far East.
23.09.2015 19:12

Metropolitan Hilarion takes part in official opening of new complex of Moscow Cathedral Mosque

Metropolitan Hilarion takes part in official opening of new complex of Moscow Cathedral Mosque On 23 September 2015, a new complex of the Moscow Cathedral Mosque was officially opened after a large-scale reconstruction. With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, representing the Russian Orthodox Church at the opening ceremony was Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Department…
23.09.2015 18:58

Local Orthodox Churches’ representatives express concern for persecution of canonical Orthodox Church in Ukraine

Local Orthodox Churches’ representatives express concern for persecution of canonical Orthodox Church in Ukraine On September 20, the 8th meeting of the Inter-Orthodox Network of Centers for Study of Modern Religions and Destructive Movements completed its work in Slovenia.
23.09.2015 18:47

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends greetings to Catholicos-Patriarch Elect of the Assyrian Church of the East

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends greetings to Catholicos-Patriarch Elect of the Assyrian Church of the East His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a message of greetings to the Catholicos-Patriarch Elect of the Assyrian Church of the East, Mar Gewargis Sliwa
23.09.2015 18:46

DECR chairman sends greetings to new Primate of Assyrian Church of the East

DECR chairman sends greetings to new Primate of Assyrian Church of the East Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, greeted new Primate of the Assyrian Church of the East, His Eminence Catholicos-Patriarch Elect Mar Gewargis Sliwa.
23.09.2015 1:07

Moscow theological schools delegation visits Georgia

Moscow theological schools delegation visits Georgia A delegation of Moscow Theological Academy (MTA) was on a visit to Georgia. It was led by Archbishop Yevgeny of Vereya, chairman of the ROC Education Committee and MTA rector.
22.09.2015 17:45

The 6th Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA concludes in Chicago

The 6th Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA concludes in Chicago The 6th Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the USA, who carry out their pastoral service in that region, took place in Chicago, Illinois.