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29.12.2009 17:17

Agreement on cooperation between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Russian Academy of State Service is signed

On 29 December 2009, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia visited the Russian Academy of State Service under the President of the Russian Federation (RASS), where he, together with the rector V. Yegorov, signed an agreement on cooperation between the Russian Orthodox Church and the RASS.
29.12.2009 16:21

Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church addresses faculty and students of the Russian Academy of State Service under the President of the Russian Federation

On 29 December 2009, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the leadership, faculty, and students of the Russian Academy of State Service under the President of the Russian Federation.
29.12.2009 10:56

First ever Divine Liturgy in Castelo Branco in Portugal

The first ever Divine Liturgy was celebrated by Archbishop Innokenty of Korsun in Castelo Branco, Portugal, during his pastoral visit to Portugal on December 23-27.
28.12.2009 17:32

Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Mgr Eric de Moulins-Beaufort, Auxiliary Bishop of Paris

Archbishop Hilarion expressed satisfaction at the intensive development of relations between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church in France, which has been observed in recent years.
28.12.2009 14:40

Patriarch Kirill congratulates Metropolitan Jonah of All America and Canada on the first anniversary of his enthronement

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia in his message to His Beatitude Metropolitan Jonah of All America and Canada congratulated him on the anniversary of his enthronement. Below is the text of the message:
26.12.2009 5:42

Russian Orthodox Church delegation attends celebrations marking anniversary of the enthronement of Patriarch Iliya of Georgia

The Day of the Enthronement of His Holiness and Beatitude Iliya II, Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, on 25 December 2009, began in Tbilisi with the celebration of the Divine Liturgy at the Trinity Cathedral, with a multitude of people congregated. Among the participants were Metropolitan Filaret of Minsk and Slutsk,…
25.12.2009 19:26

Holy Synod decisions on external affairs

At its meeting on 25 December 2009, the Holy Synod made a number of decisions concerning the external work of the Russian Orthodox Church. The 2010 DECR work plan as presented by the DECR chairman was approved.
25.12.2009 15:39

Αρχιεπίσκοπος Βολοκολάμσκ Ιλαρίων απέστειλε συγχαρητήρια επιστολή στον Μητροπολίτη Γαλλίας Εμμανουήλ με αφορμή την εκλογή του στη θέση του Προέδρου του Συμβουλίου Ευρωπαϊκών Εκκλησιών

(Russian) Председатель Отдела внешних церковных связей Московского Патриархата архиепископ Волоколамский Иларион поздравил митрополита Галльского Эммануила с избранием на пост президента Конференции европейских церквей.
25.12.2009 13:46

Opening session of the Russian Orthodox Church Holy Synod

This synodal year ends with a session in Chisty Pereulok, the historical city residence of the Patriarchs of Moscow.
25.12.2009 10:26

Moscow Patriarchate delegation begins visit to Georgian Orthodox Church

The Primate of the Georgian Orthodox Church, His Holiness and Beatitude Iliya II, Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia, marks the 32nd anniversary of his enthronement on December 25, 2009.