A roundtable was held at the International Press Center in Brussels under the theme “Protection of Holy Sites in Armed Conflict Area” organized by the Council of Europe’s liaison office with the European Union.
The delegation was met at the airport by Metropolitan John of Varna and Veliko Preslav, rector of the Patriarchal Church Representation in Sofia, Archimandrite Philip (Vasiltsev) and Mr. Ye. Prikhodko, second secretary of the Russian Embassy in Bulgaria.
The presentations will take place on December 11-12 from 09.00 a.m. till 05.30 p.m.
On 23 November 2014, the Bulgarian Orthodox Church celebrated the commemoration day of the Holy and Right-Believing Prince Alexander Nevsky and the 90th anniversary of the consecration of the Memorial Church dedicated to the holy Russian prince, web-site of St Nicholas Church, metochion of the Russian Orthodox Church in Sofia,…
The Primate of the Russian Church made a special mention of the importance of the Orthodox factor in the history of relations between the two countries, recalling in particular that the first Orthodox Christians appeared in the west of the United States, in Alaska, as far back as the time…
He was assisted by Schema-Archimandrite Iliy (Nozdrin).
The course on ‘Topical Issues of Church-State Relations,’ organized by the Ss Cyril and Methodius Theological Institute for Post-Graduate Studies, is being held for the fourth time.
They were joined in the working meeting, which took place at the DECR premises, by Mr. Miguel Palacio, a staff member of the DECR secretariat for far abroad countries, and by Ms Sarah Fleming, second secretary of the Embassy of Great Britain in Moscow.
On 14-16 November 2014, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia paid an irenical visit to the Serbian Orthodox Church.
Patriarch Irenaeus warmly thanked Patriarch Kirill for his visit to the Serbian Orthodox Church.