On January 19, 2021, the feast of the Holy Theophany - the Baptism of the Lord God and our Saviour Jesus Christ, His Beatitude Theophilos III, Patriarch of the Holy City of Jerusalem, led the solemn divine services at the Church of the Lord’s Sepulcher.
On 19th January 2021, the feast of the Epiphany of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, hegumen Arseny (Sokolov), representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, celebrated the Divine Liturgy and the Great Blessing of the Waters at the…
On January 18, 2021, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, the head of the DECR, met with the chairman of the Palestinian Civil Affairs Committee of the Palestinian National Authority (in the rank of minister) Mr. Hussain ash-Sheikh, at the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations (DECR).
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed condolences to the President of the Republic of Indonesia, Mr. Joko Widodo, over the Sriwijaya Air passenger plane crash in the Java Sea near Jakarta.
On 19th December 2020, commemoration day of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker, a party for children was held at the premises of the Patriarchate of the Orthodox Church of Antioch. The party was organized with the assistance of the Representation of the Russian Orthodox Church in Damascus, the All-Russia Public Organization…
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent greetings to Joseph Biden on the occasion of his victory in the presidential election in the United States of America.
On 10th December 2020, the Synod of the Patriarchal Exarchate of Western Europe held online session, website of the Korsun diocese reports.
On 22nd November 2020 the divine liturgy and funeral took place in the Church of St. Sava in Belgrade of His Holiness Irinej Patriarch of Serbia (1930 – 2020), who died on 20th November.
The Catholic Archdiocese of Granada has transferred this church to the Orthodox community of the city for use after a meeting between Archbishop Nestor of Madrid and Lisbon and Archbishop Francisco Javier Martinez Fernandez of Granada, which took place on October 13.
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has expressed condolences to Federal Chancellor of the Republic of Austria Sebastian Kurz over the death of people as a result of the terrorist action in Vienna.