Patriarchal Ministry

10.01.2017 16:33

Patriarch Kirill’s Christmas and New Year greetings to head of foreign states

Patriarch Kirill’s Christmas and New Year greetings to head of foreign states His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent Christmas and New Year greetings to heads of traditionally Orthodox states in the far abroad
07.01.2017 23:54

On the Feast of the Nativity of Christ Primate of Russian Church celebrates Grand Compline at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour

On the Feast of the Nativity of Christ Primate of Russian Church celebrates Grand Compline at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour In the evening on 7 January 2016, Feast of the Nativity of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated Grand Compline at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow.
07.01.2017 10:01

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches on the Nativity of Christ

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches on the Nativity of Christ His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent the following greeting with the Nativity of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ to the Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches
29.12.2016 14:15

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs session of Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs session of Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church On 29 December 2016, a regular session of the Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church, last in 2016, took place at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
28.12.2016 11:03

Holy Synod makes decisions concerning external church relations

Holy Synod makes decisions concerning external church relations At its session on December 27, 2016, chaired by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church considered in particular some matters concerning external church relations.
27.12.2016 12:22

Patriarch Kirill chairs a session of the Holy Synod

Patriarch Kirill chairs a session of the Holy Synod On December 27, 2016, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church held its last session this year, at the patriarchal and synodal residence in the St. Daniel Monastery in Moscow. The session was chaired by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
27.12.2016 12:09

Members of the ROC Holy Synod pray for victims of the crash of TU-154 plane of the Russian Defense Ministry

Members of the ROC Holy Synod pray for victims of the crash of TU-154 plane of the Russian Defense Ministry On 27 December 2016, a session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church, chaired by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, opened at St. Daniel’s monastery in Moscow.
25.12.2016 12:39

Patriarch Kirill sends Christmas greetings to heads of non-Orthodox Churches

Patriarch Kirill sends Christmas greetings to heads of non-Orthodox Churches His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent Christmas greetings to heads of non-Orthodox Churches. Among the addressees are Pope Francis of Rome, the head of the Anglican Communion Archbishop Justin Welby of Canterbury, the president of the Council of the Evangelical Church in Germany Bishop Heinrich…
25.12.2016 10:51

Primate of Russian Church greets His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel of Romania with his Name Day

Primate of Russian Church greets His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel of Romania with his Name Day His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a message of greetings to the Primate of the Romanian Orthodox Church on his Name Day.
25.12.2016 9:45

Patriarch Kirill’s congratulatory message to Primate of Georgian Orthodox Church

Patriarch Kirill’s congratulatory message to Primate of Georgian Orthodox Church His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent a congratulatory message for His Holiness and Beatitude Patriarch-Catholicos Iliya II on the occasion of the anniversary of his enthronement.
22.12.2016 15:53

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill celebrates funeral service for Andrei Karlov, Russia’s Ambassador to Turkey

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill celebrates funeral service for Andrei Karlov, Russia’s Ambassador to Turkey On 22 December 2016, at the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated the funeral service for Andrei Karlov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Turkey, killed by a terrorist in Ankara on December 19.
20.12.2016 17:56

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over terrorist attack in Berlin

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over terrorist attack in Berlin His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a message to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, expressing his condolences over a terrorist attack in Berlin. In the evening of 19 December 2016, a truck ploughed into a crowd of people at a Christmas market in the centre of the…
19.12.2016 22:50

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the death of Russia’s Ambassador to Turkey

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the death of Russia’s Ambassador to Turkey On 19 December 2016, as the result of a terrorist attack, Mr. Andrei Karlov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Turkey, was assassinated in Ankara. His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed condolences to his relatives and friends and to the…
17.12.2016 14:45

Patriarchal congratulations to Pope Francis of Rome on the occasion of his 80th birthday

Patriarchal congratulations to Pope Francis of Rome on the occasion of his 80th birthday His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, congratulated the Head of the Roman Catholic Church on his 80th birthday.
16.12.2016 15:36

PATRIARCH KIRILL CONGRATULATES ARCHBISHOP LEO ON THE FIFTEENTH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS ENTHRONEMENT

PATRIARCH KIRILL CONGRATULATES ARCHBISHOP LEO ON THE FIFTEENTH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS ENTHRONEMENT His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia congratulated Archbishop Leo of Karelia and All Finland on the fifteenth anniversary of his enthronement.
12.12.2016 21:14

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences to Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople over terror action in Istanbul

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences to Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople over terror action in Istanbul His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent to the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Constantinople his condolences over the explosions in Istanbul killing over forty people.
12.12.2016 20:56

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over terrorist attack in Cairo

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over terrorist attack in Cairo His Holiness Patriarch Kirill expressed condolences to the Coptic Patriarch Tawadros II over the death of people as a result of an explosion near a Coptic cathedral in Cairo. On Sunday, December 11, a huge blast hit the Abbassia district in Cairo, where several Christian churches are located. According to…
12.12.2016 20:28

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over terrorist attacks in Istanbul

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over terrorist attacks in Istanbul His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent condolences to Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, President of the Republic of Turkey, over the terrorist attacks in Istanbul. On December 10, 2016, two huge blasts hit a football stadium in the centre of Istanbul, killing over 40 people and injuring…
10.12.2016 20:10

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s message of condolences over plane crash in Pakistan

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s message of condolences over plane crash in Pakistan His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed condolences to Mr. Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, over the plane crash that had occurred in north Pakistan on December 7, and claimed many lives.
10.12.2016 19:45

Primate of Russian Orthodox Church greets new King of Thailand

Primate of Russian Orthodox Church greets new King of Thailand His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a message of greetings to His Majesty Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun Rama X over his ascension to the throne of Kings of Thailand.
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