The Far Abroad

13.11.2018 22:12

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with newly appointed Czech Ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with newly appointed Czech Ambassador to Russia On 13 November 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with H.E. Vitězslav Pivoňka, the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Czech Republic to the Russian Federation.
12.11.2018 16:17

Medical doctors on humanitarian mission to Syria visit Damascus representation of Russian Orthodox Church

Medical doctors on humanitarian mission to Syria visit Damascus representation of Russian Orthodox Church (Russian) Основная задача прибывших в Сирию российских врачей – отбор раненых в ходе военных действий в Сирии детей с ампутированными конечностями и их последующая отправка в российские медицинские учреждения для протезирования и оказания психологической помощи.
12.11.2018 10:18

Divine services to be celebrated on regular basis at the historical church in the territory of the Russian Consulate General in Istanbul

Divine services to be celebrated on regular basis at the historical church in the territory of the Russian Consulate General in Istanbul During the Litany of Fervent Supplication, prayers were said for the preservation of the unity of Orthodoxy and for peace in Ukraine. To mark the centenary of the end of World War I, prayers were offered, commemorating the commanders and soldiers who had laid down their lives on the battlefields.
10.11.2018 16:53

Representative of the Russian Orthodox Church speaks at the conference of compatriots living in Syria

Representative of the Russian Orthodox Church speaks at the conference of compatriots living in Syria On 9 November 2018, a conference of representatives of the organizations of compatriots living in Syria took place in Damascus.
09.11.2018 12:57

10th anniversary of consecration of Russian church in Havana celebrated in Cuba

10th anniversary of consecration of Russian church in Havana celebrated in Cuba On 1-6 November 2018, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Archbishop Antony of Vienna and Budapest, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Administration for Institutions Abroad, visited Cuba.
07.11.2018 17:25

DECR chairman meets with French ambassador to Russia

DECR chairman meets with French ambassador to Russia On November 7, 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of France to Russia, Ms. Sylvie Bermann.
07.11.2018 15:10

Construction of Orthodox church discussed at a meeting in Moscow

Construction of Orthodox church discussed at a meeting in Moscow On 6 November 2018, a meeting between Mr. Mikhail Belousov, deputy-head of the Domestic Policy Directorate of the President of the Russian Federation, and Mr. Vu Chien Thang, chairman of the Governmental Committee for Religious Affairs of the Ministry of Home Affairs of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, took place…
06.11.2018 16:39

3rd Antonin Readings are held at St. Sergius Metochion in Jerusalem

3rd Antonin Readings are held at St. Sergius Metochion in Jerusalem On 4 November 2018, the feast day of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God, the 3rd Antonin Readings dedicated to the 120th anniversary of the foundation of the Gorny Convent in Ein Kerem and the 150th anniversary of the Metochion of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission (REM) in Hebron…
03.11.2018 19:14

Patriarch Kirill meets with Chairman of Cuban State Council and Council of Ministers

Patriarch Kirill meets with Chairman of Cuban State Council and Council of Ministers On November 3, 2018, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, met with the head of the Republic of Cuba, Chairman of the State Council and Council of Ministers Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez.
03.11.2018 15:30

DECR chairman meets with the leader of the Lebanese Kataeb Party

DECR chairman meets with the leader of the Lebanese Kataeb Party On 3 November 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with a delegation of the Lebanese Kataeb (Phalange) Party and its leader Mr. Sami Gemayel.
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