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18.03.2015 14:29

United Nations Humans Rights Council adopts the first ever statement in support of Christians in the Middle East

United Nations Humans Rights Council adopts the first ever statement in support of Christians in the Middle East The appearance of this statement has been dictated by the catastrophic situation of Christians in the Middle East who have been subjected to unprecedented persecution by the Islamic State and other terrorist groupings.
18.03.2015 10:54

Bishop Jovan of Slavonia visits Moscow

Bishop Jovan of Slavonia visits Moscow Bishop Jovan of Slavonia, the Serbian Orthodox Church visited Moscow on 12-17 March 2015 with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
17.03.2015 17:20

Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church celebrates at St. Daniel Monastery in Moscow on the commemoration day of the holy Prince

Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church celebrates at St. Daniel Monastery in Moscow on the commemoration day of the holy Prince At the Little Entrance His Holiness Patriarch Kirill presented church awards to some brethren. After the Litany of Fervent Supplication the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church offered up a prayer for peace in Ukraine.
16.03.2015 19:26

DECR vice-chairman meets with French President’s Special Envoy for the Protection of the Planet

DECR vice-chairman meets with French President’s Special Envoy for the Protection of the Planet Archimandrite Philaret (Bulekov), vice-chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, met with Mr. Nicolas Hulot, Special Envoy for the Protection of the Planet of the President of France, at the DECR.
16.03.2015 16:23

Patriarch John X of Antioch thanks the Russian Orthodox Church for hospitality

Patriarch John X of Antioch thanks the Russian Orthodox Church for hospitality His Beatitude John X, Patriarch of Great Antioch and All the East, sent a letter to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, expressing gratitude for brotherly Christian love and Abraham’s hospitality according him during his visit to the Russian Orthodox Church.
15.03.2015 19:58

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk completes his pilgrimage to Mount Athos

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk completes his pilgrimage to Mount Athos On March 14, Metropolitan Hilarion concelebrated the Divine Liturgy at the monastery’s cathedral with His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine, Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
14.03.2015 10:04

DECR chairman visits Iveron Monastery on Mount Athos

DECR chairman visits Iveron Monastery on Mount Athos After the evening service, Metropolitan Hilarion and members of the delegation met with Archimandrite Nathanael, hegumen of the abode.
13.03.2015 19:26

Metropolitan Hilarion visits Vatopedi Monastery and Russian Xilourgou Skete

Metropolitan Hilarion visits Vatopedi Monastery and Russian Xilourgou Skete In the evening of March 11, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, who was visiting Mount Athos with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, arrived in the Vatopedi Monastery
13.03.2015 13:20

Administrator of Patriarchal Parishes in the USA meets with Russia’s ambassador in USA

Administrator of Patriarchal Parishes in the USA meets with Russia’s ambassador in USA On March 12, 2015, the administrator of the Moscow Patriarchal Parishes in the USA, Bishop Ioann of Naro-Fominsk, met with Russia’s ambassador to the USA, Mr. S. Kislyak, at his residence in Washington.
12.03.2015 3:18

Metropolitan Hilarion begins pilgrimage to Mount Athos

Metropolitan Hilarion begins pilgrimage to Mount Athos On 10 March 2015, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), arrived in the Holy Mount Athos with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.