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26.10.2014 20:05

Metropolitan Hilarion: By taking the Word of God sown in good soil, the saints have brought forth great fruits

Metropolitan Hilarion: By taking the Word of God sown in good soil, the saints have brought forth great fruits On October 26, 2014, the commemoration day of the Holy Fathers of the Seventh Ecumenical Council, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the church of Our Lady the Joy to All the Afflicted-in-Bolshaya-Ordynka, Moscow.
26.10.2014 19:48

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Grand Master of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Grand Master of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem The high guest was accompanied by Archbishop Ivan Jurkovic, apostolic nuncio in Russia, Mgr Andrzej Yuzvovich, counsellor of the apostolic nunciature in Russia, and Mr. Ya. Ternovskiy, head of the delegation of the Order of the Holy Sepulchre to Russia.
24.10.2014 13:10

Representative of the Patriarch of Moscow to Patriarch of Antioch meets with Metropolitan Ephraim of Tripoli

Representative of the Patriarch of Moscow to Patriarch of Antioch meets with Metropolitan Ephraim of Tripoli On October 23, 2014, Hegumen Arseny, representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, visited Tripoli, the second largest city in Lebanon reputed as “the northern capital” of the country.
23.10.2014 18:35

Representative of Russian Orthodox Church takes part in conference in Rhodes

Representative of Russian Orthodox Church takes part in conference in Rhodes The forum, organized by the Department for Pastoral Ministry in Health Care of the Patriarchate of Constantinople, gathered theologians, pastors, and medical workers from various Local Orthodox Churches. Two previous conferences were held in 2008 and 2011.
23.10.2014 17:15

Participants in session of the Holy Synod honour the memory of Archbishop Longin of Klin

Participants in session of the Holy Synod honour the memory of Archbishop Longin of Klin His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and members of the Holy Synod were praying at the service.
23.10.2014 15:30

Holy Synod meets for regular session in southern Russia

Holy Synod meets for regular session in southern Russia Before the beginning of the session, Patriarch Kirill congratulated His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine on his forthcoming 70th birthday and awarded him the Order of St. Sergius of Radonezh.
23.10.2014 14:33

A new Eucharistic community formed in French Valance

A new Eucharistic community formed in French Valance The Sacrament of the Eucharist was celebrated in the Catholic church of St. Peter, the First Apostle, offered to the Orthodox community in Valance by the local Catholic diocese.
23.10.2014 14:25

Church of Holy Forefathers in Hebron celebrates its patronal feast

Church of Holy Forefathers in Hebron celebrates its patronal feast After the Liturgy the procession went to the oak of Mamre. According to a legend, under the canopy of this very oak Abraham offered hospitality to the three Angels who foretold him the birth of a son.
22.10.2014 13:56

Primate of Orthodox Church of Antioch receives representative of Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia

Primate of Orthodox Church of Antioch receives representative of Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia On 21 October 2014, His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Great Antioch and All the East received Hegumen Arseniy (Sokolov), representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to the Patriarchal See of Antioch, at his residence in Balamand, Lebanon.
21.10.2014 16:15

DECR representative attends Pope Paul VI beatification

DECR representative attends Pope Paul VI beatification On 19 October 2014, Pope Francis, two hundred and fifty Catholic hierarchs and many priest celebrated Mass for the closing of the 3rd Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops and Beatification of Pope Paul VI, who set up the Synod of Bishops as a regular advisory body some…