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.
On 2 June 2015, the Rev. Michael Wang Quansheng, the oldest priest of the Chinese Autonomous Orthodox Church died at the age of 90.
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
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…
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
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.
The delegation arrived in Lebanon after their trip to Syria bringing humanitarian aid of food stuffs and medicines.
The delegation led by D. Sablin, a member of the Russian Federation Council, was in Syria from May 25-28.
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.
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.