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05.04.2017 13:32

Patriarch of the Maronite Church meets with delegation of the Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society

Patriarch of the Maronite Church meets with delegation of the Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society On 3 April 2017, the Patriarch of the Maronite Church, Bechara Boutros al-Rahi, received in his residence in Bkerké, Lebanon, a delegation of the Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society led by Mr. Sergei Stepashin.
05.04.2017 11:51

Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church holds its session

Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church holds its session The session was chaired by His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine, who informed members of the Synod about the last events of church life.
04.04.2017 20:45

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates elected President of the Republic of Serbia

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates elected President of the Republic of Serbia "I wish You good health, God’s help and success in Your responsible labours in future, and peace and prosperity to the Serbian people."
04.04.2017 15:07

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs regular session of Supreme Church Council

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs regular session of Supreme Church Council Prior to the meeting, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill said a requiem litiya for the victims of the terrorist attack in St. Petersburg.
31.03.2017 14:22

Representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church take part in session of the Presidential Council for Coordination with Religious Organizations

Representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church take part in session of the Presidential Council for Coordination with Religious Organizations On 30 March 2017, a session of the Presidential Council for Coordination with Religious Organizations chaired by Mr. Anton Vaino, head of the Presidential Administration, was held in the Kremlin.
30.03.2017 21:03

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with staff of Orthodox Encyclopedia Research Centre

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with staff of Orthodox Encyclopedia Research Centre Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, rector of Ss. Cyril and Methodius Theological Institute of Postgraduate Studies, chairman of the Synodal Biblical and Theological Commission, visited the Orthodox Encyclopedia Church Research Centre and met with its senior staff.
30.03.2017 19:38

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with LWF Vice President

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with LWF Vice President Discussed at the meeting was the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Academic cooperation between theological educational institutions of the Moscow Patriarchate and the educational centers in Germany was also discussed.
29.03.2017 15:18

Metropolitan Hilarion’s interview with Greek Romfea news agency

Metropolitan Hilarion’s interview with Greek Romfea news agency Answering the journalist’s questions, Metropolitan Hilarion spoke on the Council that took place in Crete last year, the construction of a Russian church in Cyprus, the situation of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, the situation in the Middle East and other issues.
28.03.2017 16:42

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk takes part in the opening of the Russian church in Cyprus

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk takes part in the opening of the Russian church in Cyprus On 27 March 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations and rector of Ss Cyril and Methodius Theological Institute of Postgraduate Studies, while in Cyprus with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, visited the metochion of…
28.03.2017 12:27

Culture and education center opened at Patriarchal Metochion of the Martyrs of Chernigov

Culture and education center opened at Patriarchal Metochion of the Martyrs of Chernigov On March 24, 2017, after the Liturgy of the Pre-sanctified Gifts at the church of the Beheading of St. John the Baptist-at-the-Pine-Forest, the opening of a culture and education center ‘Chernigov Methochion’ took place at the conference hall of the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies (CMI).
27.03.2017 17:00

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with President Nicos Anastasiadis of Cyprus

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with President Nicos Anastasiadis of Cyprus On March 27, 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with President Nicos Anastasiadis of the Republic of Cyprus at his residence in Nicosia.
27.03.2017 16:35

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Archbishop Chrysostomos of Cyprus

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Archbishop Chrysostomos of Cyprus On March 27, 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with His Beatitude Chrysostomos II, Archbishop of New Justiniana and All Cyprus, at the Archdiocese of Cyprus in Nicosia.
26.03.2017 22:25

Prayers in Arabic and Church Slavonic are offered up in a Lebanese village

Prayers in Arabic and Church Slavonic are offered up in a Lebanese village On 25 March 2017, divine services were celebrated at the Church of the Epiphany in the village of Naccache with the blessing of Metropolitan George of Mount Lebanon, Patriarchate of Antioch.
26.03.2017 21:50

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk begins his working visit to Cyprus

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk begins his working visit to Cyprus On 25 March 2017, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and at the invitation of Metropolitan Isaias of Tamasos and Oreini, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, arrived in Cyprus to take part in the…
24.03.2017 19:02

Restoration of the Edicule of the Holy Sepulchre completed

Restoration of the Edicule of the Holy Sepulchre completed On 22 March 2017, an official ceremony marking the completion of restoration works within the Edicule took place at the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.
24.03.2017 17:03

DECR chairman meets with Ambassador of Canada to the Russian Federation

DECR chairman meets with Ambassador of Canada to the Russian Federation On 24 March 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with H.E. John Kerr, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Canada to the Russian Federation. Archpriest Sergy Zvonarev, DECR secretary for far abroad countries, attended the meeting.
24.03.2017 13:05

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Swiss ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Swiss ambassador to Russia On March 24, 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR) met with the newly appointed Ambassador of Switzerland to Russia, H. E. Yves Rossier, at the DECR.
23.03.2017 17:14

Working group for cultural cooperation between Russian Orthodox Church and Roman Catholic Church meets for a regular session in Moscow

Working group for cultural cooperation between Russian Orthodox Church and Roman Catholic Church meets for a regular session in Moscow On March 23, 2017, the Joint Working Group for cultural cooperation between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church held its annual meeting at the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR).
22.03.2017 13:32

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill greets His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem with his Name Day

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill greets His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem with his Name Day His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a message of greetings to the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Jerusalem on the commemoration day of his heavenly patron, Holy Martyr Theophilus of Sebaste.
22.03.2017 13:30

DECR chairman sends message of greetings to His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem on his Name Day

DECR chairman sends message of greetings to His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem on his Name Day Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, congratulated His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III of Jerusalem on his Name Day.
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