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17.10.2014 20:59

Participants in 2nd International Forum ‘Religion and Peace’ call religious leaders to combine efforts to combat extremism under religious slogans

Participants in 2nd International Forum ‘Religion and Peace’ call religious leaders to combine efforts to combat extremism under religious slogans On 16 October 2014, the 2nd International Forum ‘Religion and Peace’, organized by the Department for Inter-Regional Cooperation, National Policy and Relations with Religious Organizations of Moscow, took place in Moscow.
17.10.2014 19:24

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Pope Francis

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Pope Francis Metropolitan Hilarion conveyed greetings from His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia to the Primate of the Roman Catholic Church, and Pope Francis conveyed his fraternal greetings and best wishes to Patriarch Kirill.
17.10.2014 13:37

Parish of Holy Martyrs Valentine and Pasicratus in German city of Ulm celebrates its 20th anniversary

Parish of Holy Martyrs Valentine and Pasicratus in German city of Ulm celebrates its 20th anniversary On 12 October 2014, celebrations marking the 20th anniversary of the foundation of the Parish of the Holy Martyrs Valentine and Pasicratus in Ulm (Germany) took place at the Church of the Kursk Root Icon of the Mother God “Of the Sign”.
17.10.2014 11:54

Metropolitan Hilarion’s interview to Vatican Radio

Metropolitan Hilarion’s interview to Vatican Radio Answering questions from the interviewer, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, attending the plenary session of the Third Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Catholic Bishops as representative of the Russian Orthodox Church, spoke on the Christian understanding of the institution…
16.10.2014 21:18

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with president of Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with president of Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity They discussed the work of the Third Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Catholic Bishops held in the Vatican in these days and attended by representatives of the Moscow Patriarchate, as well as the most burning issues of the Orthodox-Catholic relations and cooperation between the Russian Orthodox Church and…
16.10.2014 20:43

DECR chairman meets with Pope Emeritus Benedicts XVI and Russia’s ambassador to Vatican

DECR chairman meets with Pope Emeritus Benedicts XVI and Russia’s ambassador to Vatican The DECR chairman conveyed to the honorary pontiff best regards from Patriarch Kirill. During their talk, in which Cardinal Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity, participated, they touched upon a number of topics including the Orthodox-Catholic theological dialogue, as well as the situation in Ukraine.
16.10.2014 19:50

Greeting address by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk to the Third Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Catholic Bishops on Pastoral Challenges to the Family in the Context of Evangelization

Greeting address by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk to the Third Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Catholic Bishops on Pastoral Challenges to the Family in the Context of Evangelization Vatican City, 16 October 2014
16.10.2014 19:49

Metropolitan Hilarion speaks at plenary session of the Synod of Catholic Bishops in Vatican

Metropolitan Hilarion speaks at plenary session of the Synod of Catholic Bishops in Vatican On October 16, 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, attended the plenary session of the Third Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Catholic Bishops held these days in the Vatican on the theme ‘Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the…
16.10.2014 16:56

Prague’s Slavonic Library receives gift from Moscow Patriarchate

Prague’s Slavonic Library receives gift from Moscow Patriarchate On 13 October 2014, archpriest Nikolai Lischenyuk, rector of the Representation of the Russian Orthodox Church in Karlovy Vary, handed over to Dr. Lukáš Babka, director of the Slavonic Library, a set of 34 volumes of the Orthodox Encyclopedia. The books were presented to the Slavonic Library by His Holiness…
15.10.2014 2:11

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk begins his visit to Rome

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk begins his visit to Rome During his visit, Metropolitan Hilarion will meet with Pope Francis, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, Vatican’s Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin, President of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity Cardinal Kurt Koch, and will deliver a lecture at the opening of academic year at the Southern Italy Faculty of…