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22.04.2015 22:53

Patriarch Kirill meets with General Secretary of World Council of Churches

Patriarch Kirill meets with General Secretary of World Council of Churches His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the Secretary General of the World Council of Churches (WCC), the Rev. Dr. Olav Fykse Tveit.
22.04.2015 21:04

Meeting of working group for reburial of Grand Duke Nikolay Nikolayevich the Younger and his wife

Meeting of working group for reburial of Grand Duke Nikolay Nikolayevich the Younger and his wife The State Duma inter-department working groups held its closing meeting for organizing the transfer of the remains of Grand Duke Nikolay Nikolayevich and his wife from France to Moscow and for their reburial. The meeting was chaired by State Duma Chairman S. Naryshkin.
22.04.2015 12:34

Department for External Church Relations and Samaritan’s Purse humanitarian organization provide aid to refugees from Ukraine

Department for External Church Relations and Samaritan’s Purse humanitarian organization provide aid to refugees from Ukraine The Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate (DECR) has elaborated with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill and began realization of the project ‘Humanitarian aid to victims of armed conflict in the East of Ukraine’.
22.04.2015 10:44

Delegation of the Russian Orthodox Church arrives in Armenia to take part in the events commemorating the Armenian Genocide centennial

Delegation of the Russian Orthodox Church arrives in Armenia to take part in the events commemorating the Armenian Genocide centennial The visit is paid at the invitation of His Holiness Supreme Catholicos-Patriarch of All Armenians, Karekin II, and with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
21.04.2015 18:50

DECR chairman meets with hierarchs of the Georgian Orthodox Church

DECR chairman meets with hierarchs of the Georgian Orthodox Church Metropolitan Hilarion thanked Georgian archpastors for the efforts undertaken for strengthening relations between the Russian and Georgian Orthodox Churches in science and education and wished Metropolitan Nicholas success in defending his thesis.
21.04.2015 2:29

Organizing Committee for celebration of the 1000th anniversary of St. Vladimir’s demise holds its regular session

Organizing Committee for celebration of the 1000th anniversary of St. Vladimir’s demise holds its regular session On 20 April 2015, a regular session of the Organizing Committee for celebration of the 1000th anniversary of the demise of St. Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostles was held at the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR).
21.04.2015 2:16

Paschal reception at Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Paschal reception at Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs A grand Paschal reception took place at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs House of Reception. It was attended by the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, and Russian Federation Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey V. Lavrov.
20.04.2015 23:20

Patriarch Kirill receives Germany’s ambassador to Moscow

Patriarch Kirill receives Germany’s ambassador to Moscow His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia received Germany’s ambassador to Russia Mr. Rudiger von Fritsch-Seerhausen.
20.04.2015 22:35

DECR chairman meets with a delegation of executive committee of Kirche in Not charity

DECR chairman meets with a delegation of executive committee of Kirche in Not charity April 20, 2015 – the chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, met with a delegation of the international Catholic charity Kirche in Not (Aid to the Church in Need).
20.04.2015 17:58

DECR chairman expresses condolences over the massacre of Ethipion Christians in Libya

DECR chairman expresses condolences over the massacre of Ethipion Christians in Libya The chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, has sent the following message of condolences to Patriarch-Catholicos Abune Mathias of Ethiopia concerning the murder of thirty Ethiopian Christians in Libya