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06.06.2017 22:40

Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem condemns actions aimed against canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church

Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem condemns actions aimed against canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church As was reported earlier, the Ukrainian Supreme Rada was to consider Bills No. 4128 and No. 4511.
05.06.2017 15:37

Head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church representation to the European international institutions is consecrated in Kiev

Head of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church representation to the European international institutions is consecrated in Kiev On 5 June 2017, the Day of the Holy Spirit, His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Trinity Cathedral, one of the largest Ukrainian Orthodox churches in Kiev.
03.06.2017 21:58

DECR chairman meets with leadership of the Lebanese-Russian House

DECR chairman meets with leadership of the Lebanese-Russian House On 3 June 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with Nicolas Badawi, president of the Lebanese-Russian organization and its other leaders. The meeting took place at the parish residence of the Moscow church dedicated to the icon of the Mother…
02.06.2017 22:46

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs grand meeting held on the occasion of the 135th anniversary of the Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs grand meeting held on the occasion of the 135th anniversary of the Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society On 2 June 2017, the 4th election conference of the Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society (IOPS) and grand meeting dedicated to its 135th anniversary took place at the Hall of Church Councils of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow2.
02.06.2017 15:29

DECR chairman meets with the State of Palestine’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities

DECR chairman meets with the State of Palestine’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with the State of Palestine’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Mrs. Rula Ma’ayah.
31.05.2017 14:41

Metropolitan Hilarion speaks at the Council of the Federation plenary session

Metropolitan Hilarion speaks at the Council of the Federation plenary session Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations and rector of the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies, spoke at the Experts’ Time section of the Council of the Federation plenary session.
31.05.2017 12:52

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Primate of the Polish Orthodox Church on the anniversary of his enthronement

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Primate of the Polish Orthodox Church on the anniversary of his enthronement His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent the following greeting to His Beatitude Metropolitan Sawa of Warsaw and All Poland on the anniversary of his enthronement
31.05.2017 12:48

DECR chairman greets His Beatitude Metropolitan Sawa of Warsaw and All Poland with the anniversary of his enthronement

DECR chairman greets His Beatitude Metropolitan Sawa of Warsaw and All Poland with the anniversary of his enthronement Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent the following greeting to His Beatitude Metropolitan Sawa of Warsaw and All Poland with the anniversary of his enthronement.
30.05.2017 14:48

Metropolitan Hilarion visits cultural centre “Ruh Ordo” in Kyrgyzstan

Metropolitan Hilarion visits cultural centre “Ruh Ordo” in Kyrgyzstan The DECR chairman visited the Orthodox chapel and the museum and was shown around other buildings on the territory.
30.05.2017 12:58

President of Russia visits Russian Orthodox Spiritual and Cultural Center in Paris

President of Russia visits Russian Orthodox Spiritual and Cultural Center in Paris President Vladimir Putin visited the Russian Orthodox Spiritual and Cultural Center on Branly embankment in Paris.
30.05.2017 12:29

The meeting of the Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church

The meeting of the Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church The session, chaired by His Beatitude Metropolitan Onufry of Kiev and All Ukraine, was timed to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the Kharkov Council.
30.05.2017 12:28

Message of the Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church to the Episcopate, Clergy, Monastics and Laity on the Occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the Bishops’ Council of Kharkov

Message of the Holy Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church to the Episcopate, Clergy, Monastics and Laity on the Occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the Bishops’ Council of Kharkov At its meeting on May 17, 2017, the Synod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church adopted the following Message on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the Council of Kharkov
29.05.2017 19:13

Representative of the Patriarch of Antioch to the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia is awarded by the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Representative of the Patriarch of Antioch to the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia is awarded by the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Russian) Митрополит Филиппопольский Нифон удостоен награждения нагрудным знаком «За взаимодействие» во внимание к «значительному вкладу в развитие традиционно дружественных российско-арабских связей».
29.05.2017 16:51

Russian Orthodox bishop takes part in the blessing of a church in the village of Bajčetina in Serbia

Russian Orthodox bishop takes part in the blessing of a church in the village of Bajčetina in Serbia On 27 May 2017, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Metropolitan Ioann of Belgorod and Stary Oskol arrived in Serbia to participate in the celebrations led by His Holiness Patriarch Irenej of Serbia.
29.05.2017 12:15

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s book ‘Freedom and Responsibility’ presented in Bishkek in the Kyrgyz language

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s book ‘Freedom and Responsibility’ presented in Bishkek in the Kyrgyz language On 29 May 2017, while in Bishkek, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia visited the Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University named after the First President of Russia B.N. Yeltsin.
28.05.2017 23:48

Patriarch Kirill blesses the foundation stone of a new St. Vladimir School in Bishkek

Patriarch Kirill blesses the foundation stone of a new St. Vladimir School in Bishkek His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia visited the Cathedral of St. Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostles in Bishkek. His Holiness was welcomed by the rector of the cathedral Archpriest Alexiy Zaitsev.
28.05.2017 23:02

Patriarch Kirill meets with Supreme Mufti of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan

Patriarch Kirill meets with Supreme Mufti of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the Supreme Mufti of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan Maksatbek aji Toktomushev.
28.05.2017 15:53

Patriarch Kirill consecrates Cathedral of the Resurrection in Bishkek

Patriarch Kirill consecrates Cathedral of the Resurrection in Bishkek His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia consecrated the Cathedral of the Resurrection in the Republic of Kyrgyzstan capital city of Bishkek and celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the newly consecrated church.
26.05.2017 22:00

Patriarch Irenaeus of Serbia describes amendments proposed to Ukrainian law as discriminatory towards the faithful of the canonical Church

Patriarch Irenaeus of Serbia describes amendments proposed to Ukrainian law as discriminatory towards the faithful of the canonical Church In connection with the Ukrainian Supreme Rada’s plan to consider two bills, one of which creates prerequisites for illegal capture of churches of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church while the other grants the state the broadest possible powers to control her internal life, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All…
26.05.2017 20:39

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the death of Coptic Christians in terror attack in El-Minya

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the death of Coptic Christians in terror attack in El-Minya (Russian) Святейший Патриарх Московский и всея Руси Кирилл направил Святейшему Патриарху Коптской Церкви Тавадросу II послание с выражением соболезнования в связи с атакой террористов в городе Эль-Минья на юге Египта, повлекшей многочисленные жертвы среди паломников, направлявшихся в древнюю обитель имени святого Самуила.
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