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06.07.2014 18:22

Clergy and laypeople pay last respects to His Beatitude Metropolitan Vladimir

Clergy and laypeople pay last respects to His Beatitude Metropolitan Vladimir The worshippers continue to pay their last respects to the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, whose body had been brought into the Cathedral the day before.
05.07.2014 14:54

METROPOLITAN HILARION OF VOLOKOLAMSK EXPRESSES CONDOLENCES OVER THE DEMISE OF PRIMATE OF UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH

METROPOLITAN HILARION OF VOLOKOLAMSK EXPRESSES CONDOLENCES OVER THE DEMISE OF PRIMATE OF UKRAINIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, expressed his condolences to Metropolitan Onufry of Chernovtsy and Bukovina, Locum Tenens of the Metropolitan See of Kiev, over the demise of the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
05.07.2014 14:39

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill lifts up prayer for the repose of soul of Metropolitan Vladimir of Kiev

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill lifts up prayer for the repose of soul of Metropolitan Vladimir of Kiev On 5 July 2014, at the home church of the Patriarchal residence in Peredelkino near Moscow, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia conducted the requiem service for the demised Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, His Beatitude Metropolitan Vladimir of Kiev and All Ukraine.
05.07.2014 14:35

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s condolences over the demise of His Beatitude Metropolitan Vladimir of Kiev and All Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s condolences over the demise of His Beatitude Metropolitan Vladimir of Kiev and All Ukraine The President of the Russian Federation, Mr. Vladimir Putin, expressed his condolences to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, members of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church, and bishops of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church over the demise of His Beatitude Metropolitan Vladimir of Kiev and…
05.07.2014 14:19

Patriarchal condolences over demise of His Beatitude Metropolitan Vladimir of Kiev and All Ukraine

Patriarchal condolences over demise of His Beatitude Metropolitan Vladimir of Kiev and All Ukraine In the morning of July 5, His Beatitude Metropolitan Vladimir of Kiev and All Ukraine, the Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, passed away in the Lord, aged 78. His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed his condolences to Metropolitan Onufry of Chernovtsy and Bukovina, Locum Tenens…
03.07.2014 15:02

Representative of Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to Primate of Orthodox Church of Antioch meets with Syrian Catholic Patriarch

Representative of Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to Primate of Orthodox Church of Antioch meets with Syrian Catholic Patriarch On 2 July 2014, Hegumen Arseniy (Sokolov), representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, visited the Syrian Catholic monastery in the town of Harissa (Lebanon).
02.07.2014 15:36

Session of WCC Central Committee begins in Geneva

Session of WCC Central Committee begins in Geneva Among the topics on the agenda of the session are current problems facing the WCC and the situation in the Middle East, on the Korean Peninsula, and in other regions.
02.07.2014 12:49

Swiss authorities express gratitude to the Russian Orthodox Church for help in releasing OSCE observers

Swiss authorities express gratitude to the Russian Orthodox Church for help in releasing OSCE observers H.E. Pierre Helg, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Switzerland to the Russian Federation, sent a letter to Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, expressing his gratitude to the Russian Orthodox Church for her concern over the fate of the Organization for Security…
30.06.2014 18:42

DECR chairman congratulates Thorbjorn Jagland on his re-election as Secretary General of the Council of Europe

DECR chairman congratulates Thorbjorn Jagland on his re-election as Secretary General of the Council of Europe Metropolitan Hilarion of Vlokolamskm chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent the following greeting to Thorbjorn Jagland.
30.06.2014 16:12

Second group of OSCE observers is released in south east Ukraine

Second group of OSCE observers is released in south east Ukraine The second and last group of the OSCE observers, including a citizen of the Russian Federation, S. Sidorov, were released in the southwest of Ukraine on 28 June 2014.