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23.05.2014 11:48

Russian Orthodox Church aids flood victims in Serbia

Russian Orthodox Church aids flood victims in Serbia On 22 May 2014, His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia received a delegation of the Moscow Patriarchate Synodal Department for Charity and Social Ministry that brought humanitarian aid for victims of the catastrophic flood. The aid was raised with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All…
22.05.2014 23:12

Metropolitan Hilarion speaks at International Conference in Tula State University

Metropolitan Hilarion speaks at International Conference in Tula State University Metropolitan Hilarion presented a report, in which he spoke of the role the Russian Orthodox Church has played in Russia. He believes that people should know traditional values thus being able to oppose the forces which justify sin and ruin human souls.
20.05.2014 16:16

Orthodox faithful in Dusseldorf venerate miracle-working Kursk Icon of Our Lady-in-the-Roots

Orthodox faithful in Dusseldorf venerate miracle-working Kursk Icon of Our Lady-in-the-Roots Accompanied by the singing of Theotokions, the Icon of Our Lady of Kursk was solemnly met by the worshipers and clergy of the church of the Protecting Veil.
16.05.2014 23:16

DECR chairman expresses condolences over the demise of Metropolitan Basil of Elasson

DECR chairman expresses condolences over the demise of Metropolitan Basil of Elasson Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, has send to Archbishop Hieronymus of Athens of All Greece a letter expressing condolences over the demise of Metropolitan Basil of Elasson, a hierarch of the Greek Orthodox Church.
16.05.2014 15:20

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Minister for Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship of Australian state of Victoria

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Minister for Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship of Australian state of Victoria On 16 May 2014, at the Department for External Church Relations, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, DECR chairman, met with Mr. Nicholas Kotsiras, Minister for Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship of the State Government of Victoria (Australia).
16.05.2014 14:57

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Colombia’s new ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Colombia’s new ambassador to Russia On May 16, 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, met with Colombia’s newly appointed ambassador to the Russian Federation, H. E. Jaime Giron Duarte, at the DECR. In attendance were Archpriest Sergiy Zvonarev, DECR secretary for far abroad, and Miguel Palacio,…
15.05.2014 16:54

Metropolitan Hilarion takes part in seminar on social ethics at Uppsala University

Metropolitan Hilarion takes part in seminar on social ethics at Uppsala University Prof. Elena Namli, director of the Uppsala Centre for Russian and Eurasian Studies, acted as a moderator of the seminar.
15.05.2014 12:10

Cooperation agreement signed between ROC Institute of Post-Graduate Studies and Uppsala University Faculty of Theology

Cooperation agreement signed between ROC Institute of Post-Graduate Studies and Uppsala University Faculty of Theology Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations, who is on a visit to Sweden with a blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, and Prof. Mikael Stenmark, dean of the Uppsala University Faculty of Theology signed a cooperation agreement…
14.05.2014 17:40

Metropolitan Hilarion delivers lecture at Uppsala University

Metropolitan Hilarion delivers lecture at Uppsala University On May 14, 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations and rector of the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies, with a blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, visited Uppsala University, Sweden.
14.05.2014 17:39

Lecture delivered by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk at Uppsala University

On 14 May 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, chairman of the Synodal Biblical and Theological Commission and rector of the Ss Cyril and Methodius Theological Institute for Post-Graduate Studies, delivered a lecture at the Faculty of Theology of the Uppsala…