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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…
17.11.2009 9:50

Archbishop Hilarion visits Russian embassy in Beijing

Archbishop Hilarion and other members of the official delegation of the Presidential Council for Cooperation with Religious Organizations and the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations were welcomed by Russian Ambassador in Beijing S. Razov, minister-counsellor E. Tomikhin and other Russian diplomats in China.
16.11.2009 18:51

Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church sends his condolences over the demise of His Holiness Patriarch Pavle of Serbia

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed his condolences over the demise of His Holiness Patriarch Pavle of Serbia. Patriarch Kirill’s message to Archbishop of Tsetin and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Coastlands Amfilohije, who was elected Locum Tenens of the Patriarchal Throne of the Serbian Church,…
16.11.2009 18:50

Archbishop Hilarion’s condolences over the demise of the Primate of the Serbian Orthodox Church

The Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk sent his condolences over the demise of His Holiness Patriarch Pavle of Serbia to Archbishop of Tsetin and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Coastlands Amfilohije, who was elected Locum Tenens of the Patriarchal Throne of…