Patriarchal Ministry

24.10.2015 20:07

Patriarch Kirill celebrates liturgy at Shamordino Hermitage of Our Lady of Kazan and leads consecration of Archimandrite Tikhon (Shevkunov) as Bishop of Yegoryevsk

Patriarch Kirill celebrates liturgy at Shamordino Hermitage of Our Lady of Kazan and leads consecration of Archimandrite Tikhon (Shevkunov) as Bishop of Yegoryevsk On October 24, 2015, the Day of the Synaxis of the Optina Starets, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, visited the St. Ambrose Hermitage of Our Lady of Kazan at Shamordino.
23.10.2015 23:49

Archimandrite Tikhon (Shevkunov) nominated to be bishop of Yegoryevsk and Archimandrite Anthony (Sevryuk) to be bishop of Bogorodsk

Archimandrite Tikhon (Shevkunov) nominated to be bishop of Yegoryevsk and Archimandrite Anthony (Sevryuk) to be bishop of Bogorodsk On October 23, 2015, after All-Night Vigil celebrated on the eve of the Synaxis of the Optina Starets, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia led the congregation in nominating Archimandrite Tikhon (Shevkunov) to be bishop of Yegoryevsk, Patriarchal Vicar, and Archimandrite Anthony (Sevryuk) to be bishop of…
23.10.2015 22:54

Primate of Russian Church celebrates All-Night Vigil at Optina Hermitage on the eve of the commemoration day of Synaxis of Optina Elders

Primate of Russian Church celebrates All-Night Vigil at Optina Hermitage on the eve of the commemoration day of Synaxis of Optina Elders On 23 October 2015, the eve of the commemoration day of the Synaxis of the Venerable Fathers of Optina, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia visited the Stavropegic Monastery of the Entry of the Mother of God into the Temple, Optina Hermitage.
22.10.2015 23:40

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill extends condolences to Primate of Orthodox Church in America over the demise of Archpriest Sergei Garklavs

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill extends condolences to Primate of Orthodox Church in America over the demise of Archpriest Sergei Garklavs In the evening of 19 October 2015, Archpriest Sergei Garklavs, Dean Emeritus of the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Chicago, guardian of the Tikvin Icon of the Mother God, died at a Chicago hospital at the age of 87.
22.10.2015 12:15

Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church begins its regular session under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill

Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church begins its regular session under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill On 22 October 2015, a regular session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church began at the Patriarchal and Synodal residence in St Daniel’s Monastery in Moscow under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
22.10.2015 10:58

Patriarch Kirill’s congratulatory message to Primate of Orthodox Church of Constantinople on the occasion of anniversary of his election to patriarchal throne

Patriarch Kirill’s congratulatory message to Primate of Orthodox Church of Constantinople on the occasion of anniversary of his election to patriarchal throne The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church in his message to His Holiness Bartholomew, Patriarch of Constantinople, congratulated him on the 24th anniversary of his election and elevation to the Patriarchal throne.
15.10.2015 10:22

Patriarch Kirill’s message of birthday greetings to Patriarch Neophytos of Bulgaria

Patriarch Kirill’s message of birthday greetings to Patriarch Neophytos of Bulgaria His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent birthday greetings to the Primate of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, His Holiness Patriarch Neophytos, on the occasion of his 70th birthday.
13.10.2015 22:47

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends greeting to participants in the 5th Pan-Orthodox Pre-Council Conference

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends greeting to participants in the 5th Pan-Orthodox Pre-Council Conference The 5th Pan-Orthodox Pre-Council Conference is holding its plenary sessions at the Orthodox Centre of the Patriarchate of Constantinople in Chambésy, Switzerland. At the outset of the conference, telegrams asking for blessings and prayers were sent to the Primates of the Local Orthodox Churches.
11.10.2015 12:50

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the death of people as a result of explosions in Ankara

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the death of people as a result of explosions in Ankara His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed his condolences to Mr. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, President of Turkey, over the death of civilians as a result of explosions in Ankara.
10.10.2015 15:07

Patriarchal greetings to His Beatitude Theodore II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, with a anniversary of his election to the Patriarchal Throne

Patriarchal greetings to His Beatitude Theodore II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, with a anniversary of his election to the Patriarchal Throne His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent the following congratulatory address to his Beatitude Patriarch Theodore II of Alexandria and All Africa, with an anniversary of his election to the Patriarchal Throne
09.10.2015 23:50

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill greets Metropolitan Tikhon of All America and Canada with his Name Day

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill greets Metropolitan Tikhon of All America and Canada with his Name Day His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia congratulated the Primate of the Orthodox Church in America on his Name Day.
09.10.2015 14:43

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s greeting to participants in the 13th session of the Forum “Dialogue of Civilizations”

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s greeting to participants in the 13th session of the Forum “Dialogue of Civilizations” (Russian) Святейший Патриарх Кирилл направил приветствие организаторам, участникам и гостям XIII ежегодной сессии Мирового общественного форума «Диалог цивилизаций» (8-12 октября 2015 года, о. Родос, Греция).
07.10.2015 22:40

Celebrations marking commemoration day of St Sergius of Radonezh begin in the Holy Trinity and St Sergius Laura

Celebrations marking commemoration day of St Sergius of Radonezh begin in the Holy Trinity and St Sergius Laura His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated Small Vespers and read the Akathist to St Sergius in the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity.
01.10.2015 12:08

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill: One cannot remain indifferent to the suffering of the Syrian people

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill: One cannot remain indifferent to the suffering of the Syrian people The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church has expressed hope that participation of the Russian Federation in the resolution of the Syrian conflict will bring the long hoped-for civil peace to the region.
26.09.2015 21:54

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends message to Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana and All Albania regarding the destruction of Orthodox church in Dhërmi village

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends message to Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana and All Albania regarding the destruction of Orthodox church in Dhërmi village His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a letter to the Primate of the Albanian Orthodox Church, His Beatitude Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana and All Albania, concerning the destruction of the Church of St Athanasius in the village of Dhërmi and the attack on Rev. Christos Pappas,…
24.09.2015 20:05

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the death of hundreds of pilgrims in Mecca

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the death of hundreds of pilgrims in Mecca His Holines Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed condolences to the King of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, over the death of hundreds of pilgrims in Mecca.
24.09.2015 19:18

Patriarch Kirill meets with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas

Patriarch Kirill meets with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas On September 24, 2015, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, at the Peredelkino patriarchal residence.
23.09.2015 18:47

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends greetings to Catholicos-Patriarch Elect of the Assyrian Church of the East

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends greetings to Catholicos-Patriarch Elect of the Assyrian Church of the East His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a message of greetings to the Catholicos-Patriarch Elect of the Assyrian Church of the East, Mar Gewargis Sliwa
12.09.2015 15:20

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences to King of Saudi Arabia

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences to King of Saudi Arabia His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has extended condolences to the King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin-Abdulaziz Saud over the tragedy in Mecca in which over one hundred people were killed
09.09.2015 16:47

ROC Supreme Church Council meeting

ROC Supreme Church Council meeting On September 9, 2015, the Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church met for a regular session at the Cathedral Church of Christ the Saviour in Moscow. It is chaired by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
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