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21.09.2014 14:09

7th International Conference on Religions and Destructive Cults takes place in St. Petersburg

7th International Conference on Religions and Destructive Cults takes place in St. Petersburg Discussed at the sessions and meetings were the ways to escape the influence of totalitarian organizations.
19.09.2014 19:55

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Cardinal Sandri, Prefect of Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Cardinal Sandri, Prefect of Congregation for the Oriental Churches Discussed at the meeting was a worsening in relations between the Orthodox and the Greek Catholics caused by recent developments in Ukraine.
19.09.2014 17:48

Synod of Estonian Orthodox Church holds its regular session

Synod of Estonian Orthodox Church holds its regular session On 16 September 2014, a regular session of the Synod of the Estonian Orthodox Church took place in Tallinn under the chairmanship of Metropolitan Kornily of Tallinn and All Estonia.
19.09.2014 16:08

5th Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America takes place in Dallas

5th Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America takes place in Dallas On 15-18 September 2014, the 5th Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America took place in Dallas, Texas, the website of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA reports. Taking part in the Assembly were thirty-eight archpastors from various jurisdictions that have their parishes in the USA.
19.09.2014 12:10

Patriarchal message of greetings to international academic-public conference on “The Great War and the Beginning of a New World: Topical Agenda for Humankind”

Patriarchal message of greetings to international academic-public conference on “The Great War and the Beginning of a New World: Topical Agenda for Humankind” His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent the following message of greetings to the international academic-public conference on “The Great War and the Beginning of a New World: Topical Agenda for Humankind”(16 – 18 September 2014, Belgrade, Serbia)
19.09.2014 12:09

Commemorative events in Belgrade to mark centenary of beginning of World War I

Commemorative events in Belgrade to mark centenary of beginning of World War I From September 16-18, 2014, events marking the centenary of World War I were held in Belgrade, Serbia. Leading Russian, Serbian, European and world historians, public leaders and statesmen, academic and cultural figures, and journalists from leading mass media from 15 countries attended.
19.09.2014 11:01

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Russian ambassador to Jordan

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Russian ambassador to Jordan On September 18, 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, who is in Amman, attending the plenary session of the Joint Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Orthodox and the Roman Catholic Church, met with Russian Ambassador to Jordan B. Bolotin, at…
18.09.2014 1:19

Joint Commission for Theological Dialogue between Orthodox and Roman Catholic Churches holds official opening of its 13th plenary session

Joint Commission for Theological Dialogue between Orthodox and Roman Catholic Churches holds official opening of its 13th plenary session On 17 September 2014, members of the Joint Commission for Theological Dialogue between the Orthodox and the Roman Catholic Churches went together to the place of the Baptism of the Lord Jesus Christ on the Jordan River, where they prayed to God, asking Him to bless their forthcoming work.
18.09.2014 0:45

Metropolitan Hilarion: Unia remains a bleeding wound on the body of Christendom

Metropolitan Hilarion: Unia remains a bleeding wound on the body of Christendom The chairman of the Department for External Church Relations, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, believes that the 13th plenary session of the Joint Commission for Theological Dialogue Between the Orthodox and the Roman Catholic Churches should result in a theologically correct exposition of differences in the Orthodox and Catholic teachings on…
18.09.2014 0:02

Metropolitan Hilarion: a full-scale theological dialogue with Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Finland has now proved impossible

Metropolitan Hilarion: a full-scale theological dialogue with Evangelical-Lutheran Church of Finland has now proved impossible At a request of the Interfax-Religion news agency, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk has commented upon the statement of Archbishop Kari Mäkinen of Turku that the Russian Orthodox Church has suspended dialogue with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland because of differences concerning the status of sex and gender minorities.