The Far Abroad

20.07.2017 18:48

Patriarch Kirill meets with Germany’s ambassador to Russia

Patriarch Kirill meets with Germany’s ambassador to Russia On July 20, 2017, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federative Republic of Germany to the Russian Federation, Baron Rüdiger von Fritsch-Seerhausen, at the Peredelkino patriarchal residence.
20.07.2017 13:55

St. Sergius Metochion opened in Jerusalem

St. Sergius Metochion opened in Jerusalem With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Bishop Antony of Bogorodsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Administration for Institutions Abroad, arrived in Jerusalem to take part in the opening ceremony.
20.07.2017 13:40

Head of the Administration for Institutions Abroad visits Norway

Head of the Administration for Institutions Abroad visits Norway On 13-16 July 2017, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Bishop Antony of Bogorodsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Administration for Institutions Abroad, visited the Russian Orthodox parishes in Norway.
10.07.2017 13:30

DECR chairman meets with Ambassador of New Zealand to Russia

DECR chairman meets with Ambassador of New Zealand to Russia On 10 July 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with H.E. Mr. Ian Hill, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of New Zealand to the Russian Federation.
10.07.2017 11:14

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with newly appointed Spanish Ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with newly appointed Spanish Ambassador to Russia On 10 July 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with H.E. Mr. Ignacio Ibañez Rubio, newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kingdom of Spain to the Russian Federation.
05.07.2017 13:05

DECR vice-chairman attends plenary session of Russian-Chinese Friendship, Peace and Development Committee and meeting of the Russian and Chinese state leaders with representatives of the public in the two countries

DECR vice-chairman attends plenary session of Russian-Chinese Friendship, Peace and Development Committee and meeting of the Russian and Chinese state leaders with representatives of the public in the two countries The participants summed up the work carried by the committee last year, shared their experience of building contacts and implementing joint projects and considered plans for the nearest future.
04.07.2017 22:46

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó On July 4, 2017, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary, Mr. Péter Szijjártó.
04.07.2017 18:59

Message of the Bishops’ Council of the Russian Church Outside Russia to Patriarch Kirill

Message of the Bishops’ Council of the Russian Church Outside Russia to Patriarch Kirill The members of the Bishops’ Council of the Russian Church Outside Russia have sent the following message of greetings to His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia.
03.07.2017 14:18

Bishop Tikhon of Podolsk on archpastoral visit to Hungary

Bishop Tikhon of Podolsk on archpastoral visit to Hungary Bishop Tikhon of Podolsk, administrator of the Russian Orthodox Church’s diocese of Budapest and Hungary, has completed his visit to Hungary.
28.06.2017 12:53

Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church meets with Prime Minister of Hungary

Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church meets with Prime Minister of Hungary On 27 June 2017, Bishop Tikhon of Podolsk, administrator of the Diocese of Budapest and Hungary, met with the Prime Minister of Hungary, Mr. Viktor Orbán.
26.06.2017 13:03

Roundtable discussion of joint humanitarian initiatives of the Russian religious communities takes place in Beirut

Roundtable discussion of joint humanitarian initiatives of the Russian religious communities takes place in Beirut On 23 June 2017, members of the working group for rendering humanitarian aid to the population of Syria of Russia’s Presidential Council for Cooperation with Religious Organizations arrived in Beirut to hold consultations with representatives of the Syrian and Lebanese religious communities.
24.06.2017 22:31

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends condolences over the death of people in Sichuan Province in China

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends condolences over the death of people in Sichuan Province in China His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed condolences over the tragic consequences of the landslide that had stricken the Sichuan Province in China.
23.06.2017 14:03

First consignment of humanitarian aid collected by Russian religious organizations was sent to Syria

First consignment of humanitarian aid collected by Russian religious organizations was sent to Syria On 22 June 2017, the first consignment of humanitarian aid for the suffering population of Syria, collected with the assistance of the Working group of Russia’s Presidential Council for Cooperation with Religious Organizations, was sent to Syria.
22.06.2017 19:34

Archbishop Sergiy of Solnechnogorsk visits the Philippines

Archbishop Sergiy of Solnechnogorsk visits the Philippines On 17-19 June 2017, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Archbishop Sergiy of Solnechnogorsk, administrator of the Moscow Patriarchate’s parishes in the East and Southeast Asia, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Administrative Secretariat, paid an archpastoral visit to the Philippines.
22.06.2017 12:26

Committee of Representatives of the Orthodox Churches to the European Union meets in Brussels

Committee of Representatives of the Orthodox Churches to the European Union meets in Brussels On 21 June 2017, Hegumen Philip (Ryabykh), representative of the Russian Orthodox Church to the Council of Europe and acting representative of the Russian Orthodox Church to the European international organizations, took part in a session of the Committee of Representatives of the Orthodox Churches to the European Union (CROCEU).
21.06.2017 18:59

DECR chairman meets with deputy head of the First European Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

DECR chairman meets with deputy head of the First European Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Metropolitan Hilarion welcomed the diplomat to the Synodal institution responsible for external contacts of the Russian Church.
16.06.2017 20:59

Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church visits the Republic of Korea

Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church visits the Republic of Korea Archbishop Sergy of Solnechnogorsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Administrative secretariat and administrator of the Moscow Patriarchate’s parishes in the countries of East and Southeast Asia arrived in Seoul visited the Republic of Korea on June 15-16, 2017.
16.06.2017 17:14

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s book “Freedom and Responsibility: A Search for Harmony” in the Korean language is presented in Seoul

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s book “Freedom and Responsibility: A Search for Harmony” in the Korean language is presented in Seoul On 15 June 2017, the book written by the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church, “Freedom and Responsibility: A Search for Harmony” in the Korean language, was presented at the capital of the Republic of Korea.
12.06.2017 12:00

DECR chairman meets with Ambassador of Australia to Russia

DECR chairman meets with Ambassador of Australia to Russia The meeting took place at the parish residence of the Moscow church dedicated to the “Joy to All the Afflicted” icon of the Mother of God.
08.06.2017 23:35

Patriarch Kirill meets with heads of diplomatic missions of Latin American countries in Russia

Patriarch Kirill meets with heads of diplomatic missions of Latin American countries in Russia His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with heads of diplomatic missions of Latin American countries in Russia, at the patriarchal and synodal resident in the St. Daniel Monastery in Moscow.
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