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18.06.2020 21:46

Head of Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs meets with Primate of Serbian Orthodox Church

Head of Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs meets with Primate of Serbian Orthodox Church On 18 June 2020, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey V. Lavrov met with His Holiness Patriarch Irenaeus of Serbia.
14.06.2020 19:00

Отпевание 14 июня 2020 года

Отпевание 14 июня 2020 года (Russian) 14 июня 2020 года в храме Воскресения Словущего в Даниловской слободе г. Москвы было совершено отпевание старейшего сотрудника Отдела внешних церковных связей Московского Патриархата Григория Николаевича Скобея.
12.06.2020 15:41

Reception on the occasion of Russia Day held at the metochion of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jaffa

Reception on the occasion of Russia Day held at the metochion of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jaffa On 11 June 2020, a gala reception on the occasion of a national holiday of the Russian Federation, Russia Day, was given at the metochion of the Ss Peter and Paul and St. Tabitha in Jaffa on the initiative of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the State of…
09.06.2020 22:20

His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia celebrates at Belgrade Russian Orthodox Church metochion on its dedication day

His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia celebrates at Belgrade Russian Orthodox Church metochion on its dedication day His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia officiated at the festal Divine liturgy in concelebration with Archpriest Vitaly Tarasjev, rector of the metochion, and clergymen of Belgrade.
09.06.2020 11:01

Metropolitan Hilarion: Any attempt to change the present status of Hagia Sophia will violate the interreligious balances established in Turkey

Metropolitan Hilarion: Any attempt to change the present status of Hagia Sophia will violate the interreligious balances established in Turkey Apprehensions for the preservation of the ancient church of Hagia Sophia built in Constantinople (now Istanbul) in the first half of the 6th century have been raised by the recent events when on 29 May 2020 Muslim leaders read the Quran in it.
08.06.2020 18:00

His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem leads festive worship service at Trinity Cathedral of Russian Ecclesiastical Mission

His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem leads festive worship service at Trinity Cathedral of Russian Ecclesiastical Mission On June 8, the Day of the Holy Spirit, His Beatitude Theophilos III, Patriarch of the Holy City of Jerusalem and All Palestine, traditionally led the annual celebration at the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem, the official representation of the Russian Orthodox Church in the Holy Land.
08.06.2020 15:42

Patriarchal Exarch for Western Europe and head of Archdiocese of Western European Parishes of Russian Tradition celebrate liturgy at Trinity Cathedral in Paris

Patriarchal Exarch for Western Europe and head of Archdiocese of Western European Parishes of Russian Tradition celebrate liturgy at Trinity Cathedral in Paris On 8 June 2020, the Day of the Holy Spirit, at the invitation of Metropolitan Anthony of Cheronesus and Western Europe, Metropolitan John, head of the Archbishop of Western European Parishes of Russian Tradition, visited the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Paris.
06.06.2020 10:20

Patriarchal exarch for Western Europe meets with Apostolic Nuncio in France

Patriarchal exarch for Western Europe meets with Apostolic Nuncio in France On 5 June 2020, a meeting took place in Paris between the Patriarchal Exarch for Western Europe, Metropolitan Anthony of Chersonesus and Western Europe, and the Apostolic Nuncio in France Archbishop Celestino Migliore.
03.06.2020 17:13

Raiders in Vinnitsa region of Ukraine hang locks on a church in which parishioners were worshipping

Raiders in Vinnitsa region of Ukraine hang locks on a church in which parishioners were worshipping In the afternoon of May 30, 2020, aggressive representatives of the ‘OCU’ made another attempt to capture the church of the Holy Transfiguration of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church at the village of Luka-Meleshkovskaya, Vinnitsa region. The raiders hung a lock on the church door when parishioners were in it.
02.06.2020 20:33

In Ukraine the priest of a captured church is sought to be deprived of his home that has become the place for parochial worship services

In Ukraine the priest of a captured church is sought to be deprived of his home that has become the place for parochial worship services At the village of Sadov, Volyn region, representatives of the ‘OCU’, who captured the parish church of Our Lady of Kazan in February 2019, continue terrorizing the rector of the parish and members of the community who have remained faithful of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church.