The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church sent greetings to the representative of the Patriarch of the Great Antioch and All the East at the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, rector of the Antiochian metochion in Moscow Archbishop Nifon of Philippopolis with his elevation to the rank of archbishop.…
During his meeting with foreign journalists on 11 November 2009, Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk answered questions concerning urgent problems of society today.
‘We never refer to two patriarchates in Ukraine – those of Moscow and Kiev. We maintain that there is one canonical Orthodox Church in Ukraine and also a group that has arbitrarily and illegally named itself as ‘patriarchate’.
During his meeting with foreign media people on 11 November 2009, Archbishop Hilarion spoke on burning issues of inter-Christian relations. He said in particular that considerable improvements took shape in relations with the Roman Catholic Church in recent years.
On 11 November 2009, the DECR Chairman Archbishop Hilarion met with foreign journalists. He answered questions of the leading mass media representatives from Belarus, Bulgaria, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Greece, Denmark, India, Spain, Italy, Canada, Cuba, Kuwait, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, the USA, Turkey, Finland, France, FRG, Czechia, Switzerland,…
The third revised edition of hymns written by St. Simeon the New Theologian, entitled "Come, O True Light," translated from the Greek by Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk, came out in St. Petersburg.
Archbishop Hilarion told the audience that the book was written in the form of a dialogue between the author and the main character.
The fourth edition of the book "St. Simeon the New Theologian and Orthodox Tradition" by Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk came out in the series 'The Library of Christian Thought. Studies."
On 12 November 2009, the "Country of Resurrection" Musical Festival held in the framework of "The Orthodox Russia" exhibition will be closed by a concerts performing at which the Tchaikovsky State Academic Large Symphony Orchestra, the Choir of the State Tretyakov Gallery and the St. Petersburg Russian Capella. The programme…
The concert was timed to the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the People's Artist of Russia Boris Tevlin's teaching career. The programme included music by the present-day composers, such as Alfred Shnitke, Rodion Schedrin, Vissarion Shebalin, Astor Piazzola, and Andrew Lloyd Weber.