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19.11.2009 14:19

Representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia at the Patriarch of Antioch becomes an honourary member of ‘Russian Cultural Community of Lebanon’ Association

Press service of the Representation of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia at the Patriarch of Antioch report that one of the objectives of the community is support and assistance to Russian diaspora in Lebanon in exercising human rights and freedoms, including the right to express, maintain and develo0…
19.11.2009 11:19

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with the Chairman of the Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society Sergei Stepashin

On 18 November 2009, the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church met with Sergei Stepashin, the Chairman of the Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society (IOPS).
18.11.2009 21:48

Archbishop Hilarion meets with representatives of the traditional religions of China

On behalf of representatives of the traditional religious organization, Anthony Liu Bainian expressed his appreciation of the ongoing dialogue on the normalization of the situation of Orthodoxy in China and added that, as a Catholic, he is well aware of the importance of having the well-trained clergymen and church buildings…
18.11.2009 17:32

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’ condolences upon the demise of Prof. Dr. Fairy von Lilienfeld

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent his condolences to Bishop Johannes Friedrich of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bavaria over the demise of Prof. Dr. Fairy von Lilienfeld, a decades-long participant in the “Arnolshain” theological dialogue between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Evangelical Church in…
18.11.2009 11:44

Patriarch Kirill congratulates Rev. Martin Junge on his election as general secretary of the Lutheran World Federation

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent the following congratulatory message to Rev. Martin Junge on the occasion of his election as general secretary of the Lutheran World Federation Dear Pastor Junge, I wholeheartedly congratulate you on your election to the high office of general secretary…
17.11.2009 22:19

Metropolitan Christopher of the Czech Lands and Slovakia arrives in Moscow

An official delegation of the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia arrived in Moscow on 17 November 2009 for the celebrations devoted to the 10th anniversary of this Church’s Moscow Representation, at the invitation of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
17.11.2009 16:36

Talks on Russian-Chinese relations in religious sphere held in Beijing

The delegation of the Presidential Council for Cooperation with Religious Organization and the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations held talks on 17 November 2009 in Beijing with leaders of the Chinese State Administration for Religious Affairs (SARA).
17.11.2009 16:30

Archbishop Hilarion’s TV talk on Church and World honoured with a special award of the Radonezh festival president

The jury of the 14th International Film and Television- and Radio- Programs ‘Radonezh’ announced its decision on November 13.
17.11.2009 16:20

Patriarch Kirill on the place of the Church’s Post-Graduate School in the Russian Church’s structure of theological education

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, speaking at the meeting of rectors of the Russian Orthodox Church’s theological schools, which took place on November 13 at the Church of Christ the Saviour, pointed to the need to adjust today’s system of theological education to the Bologna system.
17.11.2009 12:58

An international conference on Patriarchal Visit to Ukraine: Responding to Challenges of Time to take place in Kiev

With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and His Beatitude Metropolitan Vladimir of Kiev and All Ukraine, an international conference on the Patriarchal Visit to Ukraine: Responding to Challenges of Time will take place on 19-20 November 2009 in Kiev. Among its participants are…