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27.04.2019 12:00

Paschal Message of His Holiness Patriarch KIRILL of Moscow and All Russia

Paschal Message  of His Holiness Patriarch KIRILL of Moscow and All Russia to the Archpastors, Pastors, Deacons, Monks and Nuns and All the Faithful Children of the Russian Orthodox Church
23.04.2019 20:37

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with German Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with German Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development On the 23rd of April 2019, at a parish house of the Church of ‘Joy of All Who Sorrow’ Icon of the Mother of God in Bolshaya Ordynka Street in Moscow, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with Dr. Gerd Müller, Federal…
23.04.2019 17:16

Interreligious Council of Russia issues statement in response to appeal of All-Ukrainian Council of Church and Religious Associations

Interreligious Council of Russia issues statement in response to appeal of All-Ukrainian Council of Church and Religious Associations The All-Ukrainian Council of Churches and Religious Associations sent an appeal to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill as Honorary Chairman of the Interreligious Council of Russia, calling upon him to facilitate the release of the Ukrainian sailors detained on 25th November 2018, as well as the release of “hostages and captives…
23.04.2019 10:00

Patriarch Kirill’s congratulations to V. A. Zelensky on his election as President of Ukraine

Patriarch Kirill’s congratulations to V. A. Zelensky on his election as President of Ukraine His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, congratulated V. A. Zelensky on his election to the office of President of Ukraine.
22.04.2019 12:02

Metropolitan Hilarion attends lecture by Italian Consul General on Dante’s Divine Comedy

Metropolitan Hilarion attends lecture by Italian Consul General on Dante’s Divine Comedy On 21st April 2019, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, attended a literary soiree, last in the series of readings dedicated to the Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri.
21.04.2019 22:57

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences upon the terrorist action in Sri Lanka

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences upon the terrorist action in Sri Lanka On April 21, 2019, eight explosions resounded in churches as well as hotels and other public places in the country’s largest city of Colombo and its suburbs. The death toll exceeded 200; among the victims are people who came to churches for Easter celebrations.
21.04.2019 8:12

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends Easter greetings to heads of non-Orthodox Churches

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends Easter greetings to heads of non-Orthodox Churches His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent Easter greetings to heads of non-Orthodox Churches
21.04.2019 8:11

DECR chairman sends Easter greetings to the heads of the non-Orthodox Churches

DECR chairman sends Easter greetings to the heads of the non-Orthodox Churches Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, has sent Easter greetings to the heads of other non-Orthodox Churches.
20.04.2019 19:53

Statement by the Synod of the Orthodox Church of Moldova with regard to the current tragic situation of persecution of clergy and flock of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church

Statement by the Synod of the Orthodox Church of Moldova with regard to the current tragic situation of persecution of clergy and flock of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church The statement was adopted at a session of the Synod of the Orthodox Church of Moldova on 19th April 2019.
19.04.2019 17:02

Primates of Orthodox Churches of Alexandria, Antioch, Jerusalem and Cyprus emphasize the necessity of defending the faithful, churches and monasteries in Ukraine from attacks and violence

Primates of Orthodox Churches of Alexandria, Antioch, Jerusalem and Cyprus emphasize the necessity of defending the faithful, churches and monasteries in Ukraine from attacks and violence On 18th April 2019, at the invitation of His Beatitude Archbishop Chrysostomos II of New Justiniana and All Cyprus, Their Beatitudes Patriarch Theodore of Alexandria and All Africa, Patriarch John X of Antioch and All the East, and Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem visited Cyprus.