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31.12.2018 10:54

Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church sends message to His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew over anti-canonical actions of the Patriarchate of Constantinople in Ukraine

Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church sends message to His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew over anti-canonical actions of the Patriarchate of Constantinople in Ukraine In reply to a letter of His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople he expressed his deep pain, astonishment and indignation over the anti-canonical actions.
28.12.2018 22:15

Patriarchal Exarchates established in Western Europe and South-East Asia

Patriarchal Exarchates established in Western Europe and South-East Asia At its session in the Patriarchal and Synodal Residence in St. Daniel Monastery in Moscow on December 28, 2008, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church considered the church affairs in Western European countries (Minutes No. 105) and countries in South-East Asia (Minutes No. 106).
28.12.2018 21:09

Holy Synod discussed consequence of Patriarchate of Constantinople’s invasion in canonical territory of Ukrainian Orthodox Church

Holy Synod discussed consequence of Patriarchate of Constantinople’s invasion in canonical territory of Ukrainian Orthodox Church On December 30, 2018, at its session the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church discussed the grave consequences of the anti-canonical and criminal invasion of the Patriarchate of Constantinople in the canonical territory of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Minutes No. 98).
28.12.2018 19:24

Head of Ukrainian Orthodox Church representation to European international organizations: Bill No. 5309 shows apparent disregard for European legal values

Head of Ukrainian Orthodox Church representation to European international organizations: Bill No. 5309 shows apparent disregard for European legal values Interview given by Bishop Victor of Barushevka, head of the UOC representation to European international organizations, to the Information and Education Department of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
28.12.2018 11:57

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs the last in 2018 session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs the last in 2018 session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church On 28 December 2018, the last in 2018 session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church began its work in conference hall of the Holy Synod at the Patriarchal and Synodal residence in Danilov Monastery in Moscow.
27.12.2018 14:20

Bishops of Metropolitan Area of Central Asia sent an open letter to Ukrainian authorities in connection with the state interference into church life in Ukraine

Bishops of Metropolitan Area of Central Asia sent an open letter to Ukrainian authorities in connection with the state interference into church life in Ukraine The archpastors of Central Asia expressed their deep concern over the situation of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church in their open letter to President Petro Poroshenko and deputies of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.
26.12.2018 18:10

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill delivers address at a meeting of the Supreme Church Council on 26 December 2018

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill delivers address at a meeting of the Supreme Church Council on 26 December 2018 On 26 December 2018, the Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church held a regular session in the Hall of the Supreme Church Council of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia. His Holiness delivered…
25.12.2018 21:45

Guests from Kosovo and Metohija visit the DECR

Guests from Kosovo and Metohija visit the DECR On 25 December 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR) met with Bishop Teodosije of Raška-Prizren, Serbian Orthodox Church, and hieromonk Isidor (Jagodić), who have arrived as pilgrims to venerate the holy sites of the Russian Orthodox Church.
25.12.2018 14:01

Patriarch Kirill sends Christmas greetings to heads of non-Orthodox Churches

Patriarch Kirill sends Christmas greetings to heads of non-Orthodox Churches His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, has sent Christmas greetings to heads of non-Orthodox Churches.
25.12.2018 14:00

DECR chairman sends Christmas greetings to heads of non-Orthodox Churches

DECR chairman sends Christmas greetings to heads of non-Orthodox Churches Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent Christmas greetings to heads of non-Orthodox Churches.