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28.07.2014 15:59

Metropolitan Hilarion speaks at a university post-graduates’ summer debate camp

Metropolitan Hilarion speaks at a university post-graduates’ summer debate camp A representative of the Russian Orthodox Church has taken part in the work of GAIDPARK school for the first time since it was founded three years ago.
27.07.2014 22:15

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volkolamsk: Reading of the Psalms for a Christian is a talk with God

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volkolamsk: Reading of the Psalms for a Christian is a talk with God On 27 July 2014, 7th Sunday after Pentecost, the commemoration day of the Holy Fathers of the Six Ecumenical Councils, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, rector of the Ss. Cyril and Methodius Theological Institute for Post-Graduate Studies, celebrated the Divine Liturgy…
26.07.2014 21:46

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk and representatives of Local Orthodox Churches celebrate Divine Service at Representation of Orthodox Church of Antioch in Moscow on feast day of the Synaxis of Archangel Gabriel

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk and representatives of Local Orthodox Churches celebrate Divine Service at Representation of Orthodox Church of Antioch in Moscow on feast day of the Synaxis of Archangel Gabriel On 26 July 2014, feast day of the Synaxis of Archangel Gabriel, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, officiated at the Divine Liturgy at the Moscow Representation of the Patriarchate of Antioch, the Church of St. Gabriel the Archangel.
25.07.2014 14:32

ROC Holy Synod begins its regular session in St. Daniel Monastery in Moscow

ROC Holy Synod begins its regular session in St. Daniel Monastery in Moscow On July 25, 2014, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church has begun its regular session at the Patriarchal and Synodal residence in the St. Daniel Monastery in Moscow.
25.07.2014 13:42

Holy Synod members pray for the late Metropolitan Vladimir of Kiev and All Ukraine

Holy Synod members pray for the late Metropolitan Vladimir of Kiev and All Ukraine The Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Metropolitan Vladimir of Kiev and All Ukraine, 79, passed away in the Lord on July 5, 2014.
24.07.2014 22:44

Representative of Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to Patriarch of Antioch and All the East meets with Patriarch of the Maronite Church

Representative of Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to Patriarch of Antioch and All the East meets with Patriarch of the Maronite Church The Patriarch explained to Hegumen Arseny the complicated internal political situation in Lebanon and gave his assessment of the situation in the Middle East as a whole.
24.07.2014 19:15

Metropolitan Hilarion receives birthday congratulations from Local Orthodox Churches

Metropolitan Hilarion receives birthday congratulations from Local Orthodox Churches On July 24, 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the church of Our Lady the Joy to All the Afflicted-at-Bolshaya-Ordynka in Moscow.
22.07.2014 14:26

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk visits Kyrgyzstan

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk visits Kyrgyzstan On 21-22 July 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, visited Kyrgyzstan with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
21.07.2014 17:04

Hegumen Arseniy (Sokolov), representative of Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, celebrates prayer service at Russian embassy in Damascus

Hegumen Arseniy (Sokolov), representative of Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, celebrates prayer service at Russian embassy in Damascus The district, in which the Embassy is located, came under mortar fire the day before. As a result, four citizens of the Syrian capital were killed.
21.07.2014 16:34

Construction of Orthodox chapel of St. Olaf begins in Stiklestad

Construction of Orthodox chapel of St. Olaf begins in Stiklestad On 16 July 2014, the foundation of the Orthodox chapel of St. Olaf, King of Norway, was laid in Stiklestad (100 km from Trondheim). The chapel is being built at the site of the death of “Norway’s Eternal King”. St. Olaf, the heavenly patron of Norway, died in 1030.