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30.04.2015 22:14

DECR chairman meets with representatives of the Yezidi community in Russia

DECR chairman meets with representatives of the Yezidi community in Russia Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with representatives of the Yezidi community in Russia.
30.04.2015 18:42

Patriarch Kirill takes part in the reburial of Grand Duke Nikolay Nikolayevich the Younger and his wife

Patriarch Kirill takes part in the reburial of Grand Duke Nikolay Nikolayevich the Younger and his wife They died in exile and originally were buried in St. Michael’s church in Cannes. They were reburied at the Common Military Cemetery in Sokol, Moscow.
29.04.2015 22:58

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with the head of Armenian Catholic Church

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with the head of Armenian Catholic Church His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the head of the Armenian Catholic Church, Catholicos-Patriarch of Cilicia Nerses Bedros XIX.
29.04.2015 19:52

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Mr. Damir Mukhetdinov, deputy chairman of Muslim Spiritual Board of Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Mr. Damir Mukhetdinov, deputy chairman of Muslim Spiritual Board of Russia The meeting took place at the Department for External Church Relations.
29.04.2015 17:46

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk to lead ceremony of reinterment of Grand Duke Nikolay Nikolayevich Jr. and his wife

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk to lead ceremony of reinterment of Grand Duke Nikolay Nikolayevich Jr. and his wife On 30 April 2015, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk will lead the requiem Liturgy at the Common Military Cemetery in Moscow and the ceremony of reinterment of the remains of Grand Duke Nikolay Nikolayevich Jr. and his wife.
29.04.2015 13:40

Session of the Supreme Council of the Russian Orthodox Church takes place under chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill

Session of the Supreme Council of the Russian Orthodox Church takes place under chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill On 29 April 2015, a regular session of the Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church began its work at the Hall of the Supreme Church Council at the Church of Christ the Saviour in Moscow under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
28.04.2015 17:22

US Ambassador John Tefft visits St Sergius’s Laura of the Trinity

US Ambassador John Tefft visits St Sergius’s Laura of the Trinity The United States’ Ambassador to Russia John Tefft and his wife visited St Sergius’s Laura of the Holy Trinity.
27.04.2015 21:47

Representative of Moscow Patriarchate takes part in commemorative events of Armenian Catholic Church, marking centenary of Armenian genocide

Representative of Moscow Patriarchate takes part in commemorative events of Armenian Catholic Church, marking centenary of Armenian genocide On 26 April 2015, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Bishop Savva of Voskresensk, first deputy chancellor of the Moscow Patriarchate, attended the commemorative events organized by the Armenian Catholic Church to mark the centenary of the Armenian genocide in the Ottoman Empire.
27.04.2015 19:28

DECR representatives meets with press counselors of the Embassies of Arab states in Moscow

DECR representatives meets with press counselors of the Embassies of Arab states in Moscow On 27 April 2015, representatives of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR) met with press counselors of the Embassies of Arab states in Moscow.
26.04.2015 11:48

Joint DECR-American humanitarian action continues in Belgorod region

Joint DECR-American humanitarian action continues in Belgorod region A working group of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations (DECR) and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association visited Belgorod as part of a large-scale charity project for aid to refugees from Ukraine.