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12.09.2014 19:21

Moscow Patriarchate churches in Zaporozhe subjected to provocations

Moscow Patriarchate churches in Zaporozhe subjected to provocations Archbishop Luka of Zaporozhe and Melitopol called upon the faithful to show vigilance as some groups of people collected signatures in favour of moving the Ukrainian Orthodox Church to the jurisdiction of the so-called Kiev Patriarchate. His circular letter is published on the website of the diocese of Zaporozhe.
12.09.2014 9:43

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill greets Metropolitan Daniel of Tokyo and All Japan with his name day

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill greets Metropolitan Daniel of Tokyo and All Japan with his name day His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a message of greeting to His Eminence Metropolitan Daniel of Tokyo and All Japan on the occasion of his Name Day. The text of the message is given below.
11.09.2014 0:37

Patriarch Kirill meets with President of South Ossetia

Patriarch Kirill meets with President of South Ossetia They discussed problems involved in the development of religious relations between the peoples of Russia and South Ossetia and other matters of mutual concern.
11.09.2014 0:01

International forum on “The Large Family and the Future of Humanity” opens in Moscow

International forum on “The Large Family and the Future of Humanity” opens in Moscow On September 10, 2014, an international forum on “The Large Family and the Future of Humanity” was opened at the State Kremlin Palace.
10.09.2014 3:45

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk completes his pilgrimage to Romania

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk completes his pilgrimage to Romania On 9 September 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, concluded his pilgrimage to the Metropolis of Moldavia and Bucovina of the Romanian Orthodox Church by visiting churches and monasteries of the city of Iași.
10.09.2014 3:05

Presentation of Romanian translation of Metropolitan Hilarion’s books takes place in Iași

Presentation of Romanian translation of Metropolitan Hilarion’s books takes place in Iași Among those who attended the presentation were the Archbishop of Iași, Metropolitan Teofan of Moldova and Bucovina, professors and students of the Theological Faculty of the University of Iaşi, monastics and clergymen.
09.09.2014 0:27

Metropolitan Hilarion attends patronal festival at Vorona convent

Metropolitan Hilarion attends patronal festival at Vorona convent On September 8, 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarhcate’s department for external church relations, during his pilgrimage to holy places in Romania, visited the Convent of the Nativity of the Mother of God at the Vorona commune. It was the day when the convent celebrated its…
08.09.2014 23:24

Russian Orthodox Church delegation attends interreligious forum in Antwerp

Russian Orthodox Church delegation attends interreligious forum in Antwerp On September 7, 2014, the international religious forum “Prayer for Peace” began its work in Antwerp, Belgium. It has been held annually since 1986 by the Community of St. Egidio, a Catholic lay association. This year the meeting is timed to the centenary of the beginning of World War I…
08.09.2014 18:48

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Divine Liturgy at Pangarati Monastery

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Divine Liturgy at Pangarati Monastery On September 7, 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, who is on pilgrimage to Romania, led the faithful in celebrating the Divine Liturgy at the Pangarati Monastery of the Metropolis of Moldavia and Bukovina of the Romanian Orthodox Church.
08.09.2014 11:41

Primate of Russian Church leads celebrations marking 800th anniversary of Vladimir diocese

Primate of Russian Church leads celebrations marking 800th anniversary of Vladimir diocese On 7 September 2014, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia arrived for a one-day visit to the city of Vladimir to lead the celebrations marking the 800th anniversary of the Vladimir diocese.