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26.09.2009 16:09

Patriarch Kirill lays flowers at the Victory Memorial in Minsk

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia laid flowers at the Victory Memorial in Minsk, on 26 September 2009. He was accompanied by Metropolitan Filaret of Minsk and Slutsk, Patriarchal Exarch for All Belarus, and other bishops and priests. His Holiness and his delegation were welcomed at Victory…
26.09.2009 15:37

Patriarch Kiril made Doctor of Theology by the Byelorussian State University Institute of Theology

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, during his patriarchal visit to Belarus, visited on 26 September 2009 the Byelorussian State University’s Sts Cyril and Methodius Institute of Theology. The faculty and students came out to welcome the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church and to take him to their…
25.09.2009 20:28

Patriarch Kirill meets with Byelorussian President Alexander Lukashenko

During his primatial visit to Belarus, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met on 25 September 2009 with Byelorussian President Alexander Lukashenko.  The head of Belarus welcomed His Holiness Kirill at the front door of this residence. They moved to the Blue Hall for an exchange of…
23.09.2009 19:40

DECR chairman meets with Russian ambassador in the Republic of Korea

Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, met on 23 September 2009 with the newly-appointed Russian Ambassador in the Republic of Korea, Constantine V. Vnukov. They discussed a wide range of issues concerning Orthodoxy in the Korean Peninsula. Participating in their talk were…
23.09.2009 9:33

Archbishop Hilarion meeting with German Ambassador in Russia

Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, met on 22 September 2009 at the department, with the German Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in Russia, Dr. Walter Jьrgen Schmid. Participating in the meeting were also Rev. Sergiy Zvonarev, DECR acting secretary for the far…
23.09.2009 9:24

Archbishop Hilarion meets with Dr. Herbert Schambeck, former President of the Bundesrat of the Republic of Austria

Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, met on 22 September 2009 at the department, with Dr. Herbert Schambeck, former President of the Bundesrat of the Republic of Austria. Participating in the meeting was also Austria’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in Russia, Martin…
18.09.2009 17:59

Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Pope Benedict XVI of Rome

Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, during his official visit to Rome, met on 18 September 2009 with Pope Benedict XVI of Rome at his summer residence at Castel Gandolfo.
17.07.2009 8:08

(Russian) Председатель Синодального Отдела по взаимоотношениям Церкви и общества выступил на заседании «Московского клуба»

06.07.2009 23:00

(Russian) Завершился визит Предстоятеля Русской Православной Церкви в Константинопольский Патриархат

(Russian) 4 – 6 июля 2009 года состоялся первый официальный визит Святейшего Патриарха Московского и всея Руси Кирилла в Константинопольский Патриархат.
06.07.2009 19:15

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia meets with Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan

The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church met with Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan on July 6, 2009, in Ankara. The head of the Turkish Government expressed satisfaction at Patriarch Kirill’s visit and the fact that he visited not only Istanbul but also the Turkish capital city of Ankara. The…