Metropolitan Varsonofy of St. Petersburg and Ladoga meets with Director of China’s State Administration for Religious Affairs
On 13 July 2014, at the diocesan administration of the St. Petersburg metropolia, Metropolitan Varsonofy of St. Petersburg and Ladoga, Chancellor of the Moscow Patriarchate, received a delegation of the State Administration for Religious Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, led by its director Mr. Wang Zuoan.
Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Liturgy at Representation of Serbian Church in Moscow on the feast day of Ss. Peter and Paul
On 12 July 2014, the feast day of the Holy Glorious and All-Praised Chief Apostles, Peter and Paul, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, officiated at the Divine Liturgy at the Representation of the Serbian Orthodox Church, the Church of Ss. Peter…
DECR chairman expresses condolences to Dr. Agnes Abuom, moderator of the Central Committee of the World Council of Churches, over the demise of her spouse
Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a message to Dr. Agnes Abuom, moderator of the Central Committee of the World Council of Churches, in which he expressed his condolences over the demise of her husband. The text of the message is…
Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church conducts litiya for His Beatitude Metropolitan Vladimir of Kiev
On 6 July 2014, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated Divine Liturgy at Smolensk Cathedral of the Smolensk icon of the Mother of God in the Novodevichy Convent, offered special prayers for peace in Ukraine and the Litany for the newly departed Metropolitan Vladimir of Kiev…