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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…
14.08.2014 12:21

Metropolitan Hilarion: responsibility placed on Primate of Ukrainian Orthodox Church is as great as never before

Metropolitan Hilarion: responsibility placed on Primate of Ukrainian Orthodox Church is as great as never before Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations, has made the following comment to the UNIAN news agency on the election of the Metropolitan of Kiev and All Ukraine by the Bishops’ Council of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, which took place on August 13
14.08.2014 10:59

Terror Against Christians in Iraq

Terror Against Christians in Iraq Statement by the Communication Service of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations.
13.08.2014 20:06

Bishops’ Council of Ukrainian Orthodox Church concluded with thanksgiving

Bishops’ Council of Ukrainian Orthodox Church concluded with thanksgiving On August 13, 2014, after the results of the vote of the Bishops’ Council of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church were announced, Metropolitan Onufry of Chernovtsy and Bukovina, elected Metropolitan of Kiev and All Ukraine, celebrated a thanksgiving at the Kiev Laura of the Caves’ Cathedral of the Dormition.
13.08.2014 18:19

Patriarch Kirill congratulates Metropolitan Onufry on his election as Metropolitan of Kiev and All Ukraine

Patriarch Kirill congratulates Metropolitan Onufry on his election as Metropolitan of Kiev and All Ukraine On August 13, 2014, the Bishops’ Council of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church elected Metropolitan Onufry of Chernovtsy and Bukovina, Locum Tenens of the Metropolitan See of Kiev, as Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
13.08.2014 18:03

Metropolitan Onufry of Chernovtsy and Bukovina elected Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church

Metropolitan Onufry of Chernovtsy and Bukovina elected Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church On August 13, 2014, the Bishops’ Council of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, which took place at the Kiev Monastery of the Caves, elected Metropolitan Onufry of Chernovtsy and Bukovina, Locum Tenens of the Metropolitan See of Kiev, as Primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
13.08.2014 12:31

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill prays for the Bishops’ Council of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill prays for the Bishops’ Council of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church On 13 August 2014, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia prayed in the Church of Ss Cyril and Methodius Equal-to-the-Apostles at the Patriarchal and Synodal Spiritual, Administrative and Cultural Centre of the Russian Orthodox Church in the south of Russia for the Bishops’ Council of the Ukrainian…
13.08.2014 11:35

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill celebrates requiem service on the 40th day since the demise of Metropolitan Vladimir of Kiev and All Ukraine

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill celebrates requiem service on the 40th day since the demise of Metropolitan Vladimir of Kiev and All Ukraine On 13 August 2014, the 40th day since the demise of His Beatitude Metropolitan Vladimir of Kiev and All Ukraine, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated requiem service in the Church of Ss Cyril and Methodius Equal-to-the-Apostles at the Patriarchal and Synodal Spiritual, Administrative and Cultural…