On June 11, 2014, an agreement on the establishment of a Center for Orthodox Culture Studies at the Shanghai University of Foreign Languages was signed in a solemn ceremony in Shanghai between the University and the Patriarchal Council for Culture.
The documentary “Orthodoxy in the British Islands” will premiere at 22:05 on June 18, 2014, on the Rossiya-Kultura TV channel. The author of the film is Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, its producer Valeriy Shekhovtsev.
The conference is attended by bishops and clergy of the Russian and Georgian Orthodox Churches, as well as prominent scholars and experts from Russia and Georgia.
The Russian Orthodox Church delegation will stay in Macedonia till June 13. They will see the sights in Skopje and Ohrid and visit the Monastery of St. Naum of Ohrid and other Orthodox holy places in Macedonia.
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent the following greeting to President Elect of the ARE
On 8 June 2014, Mor Ignatius Joseph III, Patriarch of the Syrian Catholic Church, making a pilgrimage to Russia, and Mar Dnkha IBV, Patriarch-Catholics of the Assyrian Church of the East, paying an official visit to the Russian Orthodox Church, met at lunch in ‘Danilovskaya’ hotel.
The participants resolved that the 5th forum will be held on the problems of migration in Paris in the autumn of 2016.
On 6 June 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East of the Syrian Catholic Church, Mor Ignatius Joseph III Younan, who was on a visit to St. Petersburg and Moscow together…
On 6 June 2014, the 19th meeting of the Working Group for cooperation between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation took place at the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR) under the chairmanship of its head, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk,…
On May 27, 2014, on the initiative of King Abdullah II ibn al-Hussein of Jordan, representatives of several Orthodox Churches, led by His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III, said a prayer for peace at the religious archeological preserve “The Place of the Baptism of Jesus Christ on the Jordan”.