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21.08.2014 16:01

People in Middle East thank Patriarch Kirill for his efforts to defend Christians in the region

People in Middle East thank Patriarch Kirill for his efforts to defend Christians in the region A letter thanking the Russian Orthodox Church for its consideration for the suffering Christians has also been received from the Apostolic Nunciate in Iraq.
19.08.2014 22:14

On feast day of Holy Transfiguration Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Divine Service in Novospassky Monastery

On feast day of Holy Transfiguration Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Divine Service in Novospassky Monastery On 19 August 2014, the feast day of the Transfiguration of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, officiated at the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of the Transfiguration in the Novospassky Stavropegic Monastery in Moscow.
19.08.2014 18:09

Primate of Russian Orthodox Church sends letter to United Nations, Council of Europe, and OSCE concerning persecution of Ukrainian Orthodox Church in the situation of armed conflict in the south-east of Ukraine

Primate of Russian Orthodox Church sends letter to United Nations, Council of Europe, and OSCE concerning persecution of Ukrainian Orthodox Church in the situation of armed conflict in the south-east of Ukraine On 18 August 2014, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a letter to the United Nations, the Council of Europe, and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, in which he mentioned numerous facts of gross violations of rights of the clergy and the faithful…
17.08.2014 23:02

Metropolitan Hilarion: the Church bears special responsibility today

Metropolitan Hilarion: the Church bears special responsibility today After the enthronement celebration at the Kiev Laura of the Caves, during which Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk voiced a patriarchal letter of recognition to the new Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine, he shared his thoughts about the mission of the Church in…
17.08.2014 18:10

Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine enthroned at Kiev Monastery of the Caves

Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine enthroned at Kiev Monastery of the Caves On August 17, the enthronization of His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine took place during the Divine Liturgy at the Kiev Laura of the Dormition.
17.08.2014 16:27

President of Ukraine meets with Primate of Ukrainian Orthodox Church

President of Ukraine meets with Primate of Ukrainian Orthodox Church Ukraine’s President Petr Poroshenko met with Metropolitan Onufry (Berezovsky) who had been elected Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church on 13 August 2014, the official web-site of the President of Ukraine reported on August 16.
17.08.2014 13:41

Patriarch Kirill congratulates Metropolitan Onufry on his election to the throne of Metropolitans of Kiev and All Russia

Patriarch Kirill congratulates Metropolitan Onufry on his election to the throne of Metropolitans of Kiev and All Russia On August 17, the enthronement of His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine took place at the Kiev Laura of the Dormition, who was elected Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church by the Council of Bishops on August 13, 2014.
17.08.2014 13:40

DECR chairman congratulates Metropolitan Onufry on election as Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church

DECR chairman congratulates Metropolitan Onufry on election as Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church (Russian) "В том, что в трудный и судьбоносный для Украины час архиереи Украинской Православной Церкви избрали своим Отцом и наставником убеждённого поборника церковного единства, мне, как и многим другим, видится благодатное действие Духа Святого и сугубое явление милости Божией к православному народу Украины", - говорится в послании.
15.08.2014 13:40

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with head of EU Delegation to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with head of EU Delegation to Russia On 15 August 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with the head of the Delegation of the European Union to Russia, Mr. Vygaudas Ušackas, at his request.
14.08.2014 19:55

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill calls Primates of Local Orthodox Churches to raise their voice in defence of Orthodox Christians in the east of Ukraine

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill calls Primates of Local Orthodox Churches to raise their voice in defence of Orthodox Christians in the east of Ukraine eing deeply concerned over the situation in eastern Ukraine, where a fratricidal civil war has been going on for already seven months, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent messages to the Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches, asking them to pray for the peace in the…