His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent greetings with the Nativity of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.
to the Archpastors, Pastors, Deacons, Monastics and all the Faithful Children of the Russian Orthodox Church
In reply to a letter of His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople he expressed his deep pain, astonishment and indignation over the anti-canonical actions.
On 28 December 2018, the last in 2018 session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church began its work in conference hall of the Holy Synod at the Patriarchal and Synodal residence in Danilov Monastery in Moscow.
On 26 December 2018, the Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church held a regular session in the Hall of the Supreme Church Council of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia. His Holiness delivered…
His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, has sent Christmas greetings to heads of non-Orthodox Churches.
On December 21, 2018, the annual Moscow Diocesan Assembly began its work under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia in the Hall of Church Councils of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow.
A deep wound has been inflicted on the canonical Orthodoxy in Ukraine and worldwide, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia wrote in the letters addressed to the Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches.
“Recently, the interference of the leaders of the secular Ukrainian state in church affairs has grown into a blatant pressure on the episcopate and clerics of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, what allows us to speak of the beginning of the large-scale persecutions,” the letter reads
On 6 December 2018, at the Patriarchal and Synodal Residence in St. Daniel’s Monastery in Moscow the Presidium of the Interreligious Council of Russia (ICR) held a grand meeting marking the 20th anniversary of the foundation of this organization. The session was chaired by the ICR Chairman Emeritus, His Holiness…