Patriarchal Ministry

24.07.2016 16:48

Patriarch Kirill celebrates liturgy at the church of Our Lady the Joy to All the Afflicted-in-Bolshaya-Ordynka

Patriarch Kirill celebrates liturgy at the church of Our Lady the Joy to All the Afflicted-in-Bolshaya-Ordynka On June 24, 2016, the commemoration day of the Holy Princess Olga Equal-to-the-Apostles, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Moscow church of Our Lady the Joy to All the Afflicted-in-Bolshaya-Ordynka.
24.07.2016 11:15

Patriarchal greetings to Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk on the occasion of his 50th birthday

Patriarchal greetings to Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk on the occasion of his 50th birthday His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia greeted Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR), on the occasion of his 50th birthday.
23.07.2016 20:07

Festive night devoted to Metropolitan Hilarion’s 50th birthday

Festive night devoted to Metropolitan Hilarion’s 50th birthday On July 22, 2016, a festive night devoted to the 50th birthday of Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR), rector of the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies (CMI) and chairman of the Synodal Biblical and Theological Commission, took…
15.07.2016 11:48

Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church begins its session with a minute of silence in memory of victims of the terrorist attack in Nice

Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church begins its session with a minute of silence in memory of victims of the terrorist attack in Nice On 15 July 2016, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church began its session at the Patriarchal and Synodal residence in St Daniel’s Monastery under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
15.07.2016 11:40

Primate of the Russian Church expresses condolences over terrorist attack in Nice

Primate of the Russian Church expresses condolences over terrorist attack in Nice His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed his condolences over the terrorist attack in Nice that had claimed the lives of many people.
14.07.2016 13:10

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill expresses condolences over train crash in the south of Italy

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill expresses condolences over train crash in the south of Italy In these sorrowful days, lifting up prayers to the All-Merciful Lord for a speedy recovery of the injured, I would like to express the words of support and wishes of spiritual courage to the relatives and friends of the victims of the tragedy and to all the Italian people.
07.07.2016 19:32

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends condolences to Primate of the Coptic Church over the murder of priest Rafael Moussa

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends condolences to Primate of the Coptic Church over the murder of priest Rafael Moussa His Holiness Patriarch Kirill expressed his compassion and support to the relatives and spiritual children of Father Rafael.
29.06.2016 22:55

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill expresses condolences over terrorist attack at Istanbul’s airport

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill expresses condolences over terrorist attack at Istanbul’s airport His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed his condolences over the terrorist attack in Istanbul. On June 28, two blasts hit Istanbul’s international airport. According to the latest reports, 41 people were killed and 239 injured.
22.06.2016 23:45

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s letter on the occasion of the terrorist attack in Qamishli

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s letter on the occasion of the terrorist attack in Qamishli His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent the following letter to His Holiness Mar Ignatios Aphrem II, Patriarch of the Syriac Orthodox Church, on the occasion of the terrorist attack at Al-Qamishli in Syria.
17.06.2016 12:00

Message of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill to Primates and representatives of Local Orthodox Churches who have assembled in Crete

Message of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill to Primates and representatives of Local Orthodox Churches who have assembled in Crete His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent a message to the Primates and representative of Local Orthodox Churches who have assembled in the Island of Crete.
16.06.2016 12:44

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

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill chairs session of the Supreme Council of the Russian Orthodox Church On 16 June 2016, a session of the Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church began its work at the Hall of the Supreme Church Council at the Church of Christ the Saviour in Moscow under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
14.06.2016 15:39

Patriarch Kirill’s congratulatory message to the Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church on the occasion of his Name Day

Patriarch Kirill’s congratulatory message to the Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church on the occasion of his Name Day His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has greeted His Beatitude Heronymos, Archbishop of Athens and All Greece, on the occasion of his Name Day.
03.06.2016 21:34

Session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church 3 June 2016

Session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church 3 June 2016 Serious problems which have arisen in the course of preparations for the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church to take place from June 18 to 26, 2016, especially concerning the refusal of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church to attend the Council if its date is not put off and…
30.05.2016 9:21

From May 27 to 29, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill made a pilgrimage to Holy Mount Athos

From May 27 to 29, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill made a pilgrimage to Holy Mount Athos His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia was on a pilgrimage to Holy Mount Athos from May 27 to 29, 2016.
28.05.2016 22:25

President Putin visits Russian St. Panteleimon Monastery on Athos

President Putin visits Russian St. Panteleimon Monastery on Athos On May 28, 2016, President Vladimir Putin visited Holy Mount Athos. The visit of the head of the Russian State was dated to the millennium of the Russian monasticism on the Holy Mount.
28.05.2016 16:07

Patriarch Kirill celebrates thanksgiving at Xilourgou hermitage on Mount Athos

Patriarch Kirill celebrates thanksgiving at Xilourgou hermitage on Mount Athos On May 28, 2016, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, accompanied by a delegation of the Russian Orthodox Church, visited the Xilourgou hermitage dedicated to the Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God, historically the first Russian monastery to be found on Mount Athos. Restoration work…
28.05.2016 14:45

Patriarch Kirill consecrates a church and celebrates at Old Roussik monastery on Athos

Patriarch Kirill consecrates a church and celebrates at Old Roussik monastery on Athos On May 28, 2016, His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, who is on a pilgrimage to Holy Mount Athos, visited the Old Roussik hermitage, the second monastery after Xilourgu to be founded by Russian monks on Athos.
28.05.2016 1:55

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s homily delivered after thanksgiving at Russian Monastery of St Panteleimon on Mt Athos

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s homily delivered after thanksgiving at Russian Monastery of St Panteleimon on Mt Athos On 27 May 2016, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated a thanksgiving at the Russian Monastery of St Panteleimon on Mount Athos.
28.05.2016 1:47

Patriarch Kirill prays at vespers in the St. Panteleimon Monastery

Patriarch Kirill prays at vespers in the St. Panteleimon Monastery On May 27, 2017, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia prayed at Small Vespers at the cathedral of the St. Panteleimon Monastery on Mount Athos.
28.05.2016 1:37

Patriarch Kirill arrives in Russian Monastery of St Panteleimon on Athos

Patriarch Kirill arrives in Russian Monastery of St Panteleimon on Athos On May 27, 2016, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia arrived in the Russian Monastery of St Panteleimon on Athos.
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