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04.06.2015 14:43

Metropolitan Hilarion’s condolences over demise of Rev. Michael Wang, the oldest Chinese priest

Metropolitan Hilarion’s condolences over demise of Rev. Michael Wang, the oldest Chinese priest On 2 June 2015, the Rev. Michael Wang Quansheng, the oldest priest of the Chinese Autonomous Orthodox Church died at the age of 90 in Shanghai.
04.06.2015 14:43

The oldest Chinese priest dies

The oldest Chinese priest dies On 2 June 2015, the Rev. Michael Wang Quansheng, the oldest priest of the Chinese Autonomous Orthodox Church died at the age of 90.
04.06.2015 10:51

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences to Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences to Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent the following message of condolences to Mr. Xi Jinping, President of the People’s Republic of China, over the shipwreck on the Yangtze entailing numerous victims
04.06.2015 10:51

DECR chairman’s condolences over the wreck of ‘Star of the East’ cruise ship on the Yangtze River

DECR chairman’s condolences over the wreck of ‘Star of the East’ cruise ship on the Yangtze River In a message to the head of the People’s Republic of China’s directorate for religious affairs, Mr. Wang Zuoan, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), expressed condolences over the wreck of the Star of the East cruise ship on the Yangtze…
03.06.2015 15:11

Statement of the DECR Communication Service

Statement of the DECR Communication Service concerning the decision of the Church of Scotland on a possible ordination of gay people in civil partnership and of the United Protestant Church of France on a possible blessing of the so called same-sex unions
02.06.2015 19:19

Bishop Innokenty donates icon of Prince Vladimir to Orthodox church in North Korea

Bishop Innokenty donates icon of Prince Vladimir to Orthodox church in North Korea Bishop Innokenty of Ussuriysk, a vicar of the Vladivostok diocese, paid an archpastoral visit to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea from May 29 to June 1.
01.06.2015 18:36

Patriarch John X of Antioch receives Russian delegation

Patriarch John X of Antioch receives Russian delegation The delegation arrived in Lebanon after their trip to Syria bringing humanitarian aid of food stuffs and medicines.
31.05.2015 21:46

Russian parliament members and public figures attend divine service at the church of Russian Orthodox Church Damascus Representation

Russian parliament members and public figures attend divine service at the church of Russian Orthodox Church Damascus Representation The delegation led by D. Sablin, a member of the Russian Federation Council, was in Syria from May 25-28.
30.05.2015 17:51

Russian Orthodox Church representative attends human rights seminar in Hagaberg

Russian Orthodox Church representative attends human rights seminar in Hagaberg A seminar organized by a mixed human rights working group of the Conference of European Church in cooperation with representatives of international organizations in Brussels took place on May 25-29, 2015, in the People’s University in Hagaberg, Sweden.
29.05.2015 19:59

Conference in Kiev devoted to the millennium of the demise of the Holy Prince Vladimir

Conference in Kiev devoted to the millennium of the demise of the Holy Prince Vladimir By the decision of the Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (UOC) and with the blessing of His Beatitude Onufry, Metropolitan of Kiev and All Ukraine, an academic conference on ‘The Legacy of St. Vladimir: Church, State, Society’ took place at the Ukrainian House in Kiev.