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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.
17.09.2014 21:12

Interview of Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk to Interfax news agency

Interview of Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk to Interfax news agency "At a time when we are discussing our theological differences, thousands of Christians – Orthodox, Catholic, Protestant – are shedding blood for the faith in Christ. Such representative gathering as the Joint Commission assembled in Amman cannot stand aside from their suffering and should raise its authoritative voice in their…
17.09.2014 20:00

Synod of Ukrainian Orthodox Church holds its regular session in Kiev

Synod of Ukrainian Orthodox Church holds its regular session in Kiev On September 16, the Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church held its session under the chairmanship of His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine. The meeting took place at the Synodal Hall of the Dormition Laura of the Caves in Kiev.
16.09.2014 15:04

Metropolitan Hilarion addresses Orthodox participants in 13th session of Joint Commission for Orthodox-Catholic Dialogue

Metropolitan Hilarion addresses Orthodox participants in 13th session of Joint Commission for Orthodox-Catholic Dialogue On September 16, 2014, participants in the 13th session of the Joint Commission for Theological Dialogue Between the Orthodox and the Roman Catholic Churches gathered together at Amman, Jordan.