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01.11.2017 19:09

Metropolitan Hilarion visits Georgia

Metropolitan Hilarion visits Georgia Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), made a working visit to Georgia, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
31.10.2017 20:41

DECR chairman attends reception given on the occasion of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation

DECR chairman attends reception given on the occasion of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation On October 31, 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), attended a festive reception given at the Pashkov House to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.
31.10.2017 16:32

Representatives of Protestant organizations visit DECR

Representatives of Protestant organizations visit DECR On October 30, 2017, Rev. Joseph Kassab, general secretary of the National Evangelical Synod of Syria and Lebanon, and President of Eurovision Mission to Europe David Gordon Hathaway visited the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR). Hieromonk Stefan (Igumnov), DECR secretary for inter-Christian relations, met with the guests.
30.10.2017 22:34

2nd session of Commission for dialogue between Russian Orthodox Church and Assyrian Church of the East takes place

2nd session of Commission for dialogue between Russian Orthodox Church and Assyrian Church of the East takes place On October 23-26, 2017, 2nd session of the Commission for Dialogue between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Assyrian Church of the East took place in the city of Modesto, USA.
30.10.2017 14:57

DECR chairman speaks at Athens forum on religious pluralism in Middle East

DECR chairman speaks at Athens forum on religious pluralism in Middle East October 30, 2017 – the second conference on the situation of Christians and other religious minorities in the Middle East opened at the Intercontinental Hotel in Athens. Its theme is ‘Religious and Cultural Pluralism and Peaceful Coexistence in the Middle East’. The first forum on this topic took place in…
30.10.2017 14:55

Presentation by Metropolitan Hilarion at the 2nd Athens International Conference on Religious and Cultural Pluralism and Peaceful Coexistence in the Middle East Athens

Presentation by Metropolitan Hilarion at the 2nd Athens International Conference on Religious and Cultural Pluralism and Peaceful Coexistence in the Middle East  Athens Presentation by Metropolitan HILARION of Volokolamsk Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department  for External Church Relations at the 2nd Athens International Conference on Religious and Cultural Pluralism and Peaceful Coexistence in the Middle East (Athens, 30 October 2017).
29.10.2017 14:31

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill visited the Romanian Orthodox Church

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill visited the Romanian Orthodox Church His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia paid an official visit to the Romanian Orthodox Church at the invitation of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel of Romania on October 26-28, 2017.
29.10.2017 14:02

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates His Beatitude Metropolitan Rastislav of the Czech Lands and Slovakia on his Nameday

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates His Beatitude Metropolitan Rastislav of the Czech Lands and Slovakia on his Nameday His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent congratulation to the Primate of the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia on the commemoration day of his heavenly patron, the holy and right-believing Prince Rastislav.
28.10.2017 19:13

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill takes part in grand meeting of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill takes part in grand meeting of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church On 28 October 2-17, after the prayer service at the Patriarchal Cathedral of Ss Constantine and Helen Equal-to-the-Apostles in Bucharest, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia took part in the grand meeting of the Holy Synod of the Romanian Orthodox Church.
28.10.2017 17:09

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill takes part in prayer service for the 10th anniversary of the enthronement of Patriarch Daniel of Romania

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill takes part in prayer service for the 10th anniversary of the enthronement of Patriarch Daniel of Romania In the morning of October 28, 2017, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia took part in the prayer service for the 10th anniversary of the enthronement of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel of Romania celebrated at the Patriarchal Cathedral of Ss Constantine and Helen Equal-to-the-Apostles in Bucharest.
27.10.2017 21:57

His Holiness attends concert of Church Music National Festival-Competition “Praise the Lord” in Bucharest

His Holiness attends concert of Church Music National Festival-Competition “Praise the Lord” in Bucharest In the evening of October 27, 2017, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, currently on a visit to Romania, attended a concert of the Church Music National Festival-Competition ‘Praise the Lord’ held in the Patriarchal Palace in Bucharest.
27.10.2017 20:04

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill takes part in divine service celebrated in Bucharest in commemoration of martyrs who suffered in the years of persecution

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill takes part in divine service celebrated in Bucharest in commemoration of martyrs who suffered in the years of persecution Church festivities are dedicated to the commemoration day of St. Demetrius of Basarbov, heavenly patron of Bucharest; to the memory of the martyrs and confessors who suffered under the theomachist regime in Romania; and to the 10th anniversary of the enthronement of His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel of Romania. The Bulgarian…
27.10.2017 11:44

Talks between Primates of Russian and Romanian Orthodox Churches

Talks between Primates of Russian and Romanian Orthodox Churches His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel of Romania held talks at the Patriarchal Palace in Bucharest.
26.10.2017 21:54

Patriarch Kirill presents a part of the relics of St. Seraphim of Sarov as a gift to the Romanian Church

Patriarch Kirill presents a part of the relics of St. Seraphim of Sarov as a gift to the Romanian Church His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel of Romania presided over the bringing of a shrine with a part of the relics of St. Seraphim of Sarov to the spiritual center of the Romanian Patriarchate.
26.10.2017 20:01

Patriarch Kirill arrives in Bucharest

Patriarch Kirill arrives in Bucharest During his visit, Patriarch Kirill will attend events held by the Romanian Orthodox Church as part of the Year of Memory for the Defenders of Orthodoxy during the atheistic regime in Romania. Among those invited to the events are heads and representatives of a number of Local Orthodox Churches who…
25.10.2017 16:49

Representative of the Russian Orthodox Church takes part in the Conference on the Middle East in Berlin

Representative of the Russian Orthodox Church takes part in the Conference on the Middle East in Berlin On 20-21 October 2017, a Conference on the situation of Christians in the Middle East took place in Berlin in the framework of the dialogue between the Evangelical Church in Germany and the Ancient Oriental Churches.
25.10.2017 13:59

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over demise of Archpriest Nicholas Lossky

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over demise of Archpriest Nicholas Lossky His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent his condolences to Bishop Nestor of Korsun over the demise of the renowned theologian and philologist Archpriest Nicholas Lossky.
25.10.2017 13:56

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk expresses condolences over demise of Archpriest Nicholas Lossky

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk expresses condolences over demise of Archpriest Nicholas Lossky Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent his condolences to Bishop Nestor of Korsun, clergy and laity of the Korsun diocese, and the near and dear of the late Archpriest Nicholas Lossky.
25.10.2017 7:17

Children from Sunday schools in Latakia receive presents from Russia

Children from Sunday schools in Latakia receive presents from Russia Metropolitan John of Latakia thanked the Russian Church and Russian people for their aid and support during the hard time for Syria and presented the guests with an icon of St. George the Victorious.
24.10.2017 22:18

Statement of Interreligious Council in Russia on Culture, Freedom of Creative Work and Moral Responsibility

Statement of Interreligious Council in Russia on Culture, Freedom of Creative Work and Moral Responsibility On October 24, 2017, the Presidium of the Interreligious Council in Russia met at the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Centre in Moscow. It was chaired by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia. It adopted the following Statement on Culture, Freedom of Creative Work and Moral Responsibility.
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