The hierarchs visited the Church of the Assumption of the Mother of God under restoration. After seeing a construction site, Archbishop Hilarion talked with four Serbian women. They are Orthodox Christians, the last innates of the once Serbian town, who live on the church adjacent territory being protected by a…
On 29 October 2009, the Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk, on a visit to Kosovo and Metochia at the invitation of Bishop Artemije of Raska-Prizren and Kosovo-Metochia, visited the old Visoki Decani Monastery.
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met on 30 October 2009 with President of the Republic of Ecuador Rafael Correa Delgado at the Cathedral Church of Christ the Saviour. Before their meeting, the Ecuadorian delegation was taken on a tour of the cathedral.
On his birthday, October 29, 2009, His Holiness Patriarch Maxim of Bulgaria consecrated a new church dedicated to St. Marina.
The first church they saw was St. Elijah’s at the Vucitrn village, one of over 150 churches destroyed and defiled for the last ten years.
The first lectures were read to the postgraduate students on the programme of developing vocational competence. The students had interviews in English, were divided into two groups, and commenced their studies in the chosen branch, namely, "management" or "external church relations."
Chairman Radojicic conveyed greetings from the leaders of the Republic of Srpska to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and told about the present difficult social and political situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina. He noted a wish of the Muslim majority to build up a Unitarian state…
On 27 October 2009, the Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk arrived in Kosovo and Metochia at the invitation of the Raska-Prizren diocese of the Serbian Orthodox Church.
They discussed the results of the meeting of the Joint International Commission for the Theological Dialogue between the Roman Catholic Church and the Orthodox Church that took place in Cyprus on 17-23 October 2009.
The first booklet in Mongolian in the series ‘The Path of Orthodoxy: Everyone Can Become a Saint’ has come out, Rev. Alexiy Trubach, rector of the Parish of the Holy Trinity in Ulan-Bator, has reported to the DECR Communication Service.