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07.01.2020 9:00

DECR chairman greets heads of foreign countries, statesmen and public figures in far abroad countries with the Nativity of Christ and New Year

DECR chairman greets heads of foreign countries, statesmen and public figures in far abroad countries with the Nativity of Christ and New Year Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent Christmas greetings
07.01.2020 6:34

On the feast of the Nativity of Christ Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates night Liturgy at the Church of ‘Joy of All Who Sorrow’ Icon of the Mother of God in Moscow

On the feast of the Nativity of Christ Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates night Liturgy at the Church of ‘Joy of All Who Sorrow’ Icon of the Mother of God in Moscow On the night of January 7, 2020, feast of the Nativity of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, the chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, celebrated the Divine Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom at the Church of the ‘Joy of All Who…
06.01.2020 12:03

Christmas Message by Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia

Christmas Message by 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
05.01.2020 19:25

Metropolitan Onufriy of Kiev and All Ukraine expresses support for the Serbian Church in connection with the situation in Montenegro

Metropolitan Onufriy of Kiev and All Ukraine expresses support for the Serbian Church in connection with the situation in Montenegro In the end of 2019, the Parliament of Montenegro adopted a law “On Freedom of Faith and Beliefs and Legal Status of Religious Communities”, whereby all the religious edifices that had been built before 1918, are to be transferred for ownership to the state. The clergy and laity of Montenegro…
26.12.2019 23:37

Holy Synod of the Russian Church expresses its deep sorrow over uncanonical actions of Patriarch Theodoros of Alexandria who entered into communion with schismatics

Holy Synod of the Russian Church expresses its deep sorrow over uncanonical actions of Patriarch Theodoros of Alexandria who entered into communion with schismatics On 26th December 2019, at its session held in Moscow, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church gave consideration to the consequences of the recognition by the Primate of the Patriarchate of Alexandria of the schismatic structure acting in Ukraine.
26.12.2019 11:55

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs last in 2019 session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs last in 2019 session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church On 26th December 2019, at the Patriarchal and Synodal residence in St. Daniel’s Monastery in Moscow, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church began its last in 2019 session under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
25.12.2019 17:00

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill greets Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II of All Georgia with the anniversary of his enthronement

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill greets Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II of All Georgia with the anniversary of his enthronement The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church congratulated His Holiness and Beatitude Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II of All Georgia on the anniversary of his enthronement.
25.12.2019 16:50

DECR chairman congratulates Primate of Georgian Orthodox Church on anniversary of his enthronement

DECR chairman congratulates Primate of Georgian Orthodox Church on anniversary of his enthronement Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a message of greetings to His Holiness and Beatitude Patriarch-Catholicos Ilia II of All Georgia on the anniversary of his Primatial ministry.
25.12.2019 12:52

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs joint session of the Holy Synod and the Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church, first in a hundred years

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs joint session of the Holy Synod and the Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church, first in a hundred years On the 25th of December 2019, in the Red Hall of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow, a joint session of the Holy Synod and the Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church began under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
25.12.2019 12:02

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

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends Christmas greetings to heads of non-Orthodox Churches His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent Christmas greetings to the heads of the non-Orthodox Churches