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27.09.2013 18:05

Metropolitan Hilarion: We praise the Cross of Christ as the tool of death that has given life

Metropolitan Hilarion: We praise the Cross of Christ as the tool of death that has given life On September 27, 2013, the Day of the Elevation of the Lord’s Honorable and Life-Giving Cross, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the church of Our Lady the Joy to All the Afflicted-in-Bolshaya Ordanka, Moscow.
27.09.2013 12:08

Representative of the DECR attends the OSCE conference in Warsaw

Representative of the DECR attends the OSCE conference in Warsaw The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) held its annual conference on the human dimension implementation from September 23 to October 4, 2013, in Warsaw. It was attended by representatives of the OSCE region including the EU, the Holy See, USA, Russia and the CIS countries.
26.09.2013 16:38

DECR chairman expresses his condolence over terrorist attack at Christian church in Pakistan

DECR chairman expresses his condolence over terrorist attack at Christian church in Pakistan Tens of people were killed and injured on September 22, as a result of the suicide bombing at the Church of All Saints in Peshawar, northwest Pakistan.
25.09.2013 21:09

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby On 25 September 2013, at the invitation of the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, and Arcbishop Elisey of Sourozh attended the episcopal ordination of Canon Jonathan Goodall which took place in the main Cathedral of Westminster…
25.09.2013 16:19

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill receives representatives of Abkhazian clergy

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill receives representatives of Abkhazian clergy On 25 September 2013, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia received the Orthodox clergymen from Abkhazia at the Patriarchal residence in St Daniel’s Monastery. The meeting took place at the instance of the representatives of the Abkhazian clergy.
25.09.2013 10:44

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with the Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain Archbishop Antonio Mennini

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with the Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain Archbishop Antonio Mennini They had a warm talk on numerous issues of concern to both the Russian Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church.
24.09.2013 22:14

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Catholic Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster

They talked about Orthodox-Catholic relations, the state of religion in the modern society and prospects for students’ exchange between theological schools.
24.09.2013 20:36

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences to President of Kenya Mr. Uhuru Kennyatta over terrorist attack in Nairobi

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences to President of Kenya Mr. Uhuru Kennyatta over terrorist attack in Nairobi His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed his condolences to the President of the Republic of Kenya, Mr. Uhuru Kennyatta, over the terrorist attack in Nairobi.
24.09.2013 18:33

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends condolences to Mr. Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister of Pakistan, over terrorist attack in Peshawar

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends condolences to Mr. Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister of Pakistan, over terrorist attack in Peshawar His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed his condolences to Mr. Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, over the terrorist attack on a church in Peshawar. As a result of this tragedy, over eighty people were killed and one hundred and forty-five people…
24.09.2013 17:20

Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in North and Central America

Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops in North and Central America Before the meeting, the archpastors prayed at the Church of the Protecting Veil of the Theotokos (ROCOR) during the Divine Liturgy celebrated by Bishop Peter of Cleveland, chancellor of the Diocese of Chicago and Mid- America, the website of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA has reported.