The Far Abroad

08.07.2019 21:49

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Kiyiakos Mitsotakis on his appointment prime minister of the Hellenic Republic

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Kiyiakos Mitsotakis on his appointment prime minister of the Hellenic Republic (Russian) Святейший Патриарх Московский и всея Руси Кирилл поздравил Кириакоса Мицотакиса с назначением на пост Премьер-министра Греческой Республики.
28.06.2019 20:00

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Ms. Marija Pejčinović Burić on her election as Secretary General of Council of Europe

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Ms. Marija Pejčinović Burić on her election as Secretary General of Council of Europe His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia greeted Ms. Marija Pejčinović Burić, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Republic of Croatia, with her election as Secretary General of the Council of Europe.
26.06.2019 15:52

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Russia’s ambassador in Greece

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Russia’s ambassador in Greece Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), who is in Greece with a blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, met with Russia’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Greece A. M. Maslov.
21.06.2019 11:21

DECR chairman meets with Ambassador of Denmark to Russia

DECR chairman meets with Ambassador of Denmark to Russia Metropolitan Hilarion warmly greeted the guest at the Synodal department in charge of external relations of the Russian Church.
20.06.2019 15:38

DECR chairman meets with Hungary’s Deputy Prime Minister Zsolt Semjén

DECR chairman meets with Hungary’s Deputy Prime Minister Zsolt Semjén During the talk, the interlocutors exchanged opinions concerning a number of problems including the church situation in Ukraine.
03.06.2019 15:33

Archbishop Feofan of Korea: We continue the work that was initiated several centuries ago

Archbishop Feofan of Korea: We continue the work that was initiated several centuries ago On February 26, 2019, at the session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church, a decision was made to establish a diocese of Korea as part of the Patriarchal Exarchate of South-East Asia. Bishop Feofan of Kyzyl and Tyva was appointed its ruling hierarch.
29.05.2019 11:06

Bishop Matthew of Sourozh attends session of Holy Synod of Orthodox Church in America

Bishop Matthew of Sourozh attends session of Holy Synod of Orthodox Church in America At the invitation of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, His Grace, Bishop Matthew of Sourozh, Interim Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA, joined the members of the Holy Synod of Bishops of at a session devoted to ongoing plans for celebrations marking the 50th Anniversaries of the Granting of…
27.05.2019 22:03

In conclusion of his visit to Strasbourg Patriarch Kirill answered questions from journalists

In conclusion of his visit to Strasbourg Patriarch Kirill answered questions from journalists Before the departure, the Primate of the Russian Church answered questions from mass media reporters.
27.05.2019 21:51

Patriarch Kirill meets with Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights

Patriarch Kirill meets with Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights On May 27, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Ms. Dunja Mijatović.
27.05.2019 21:10

In Strasbourg His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Mr. Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe

In Strasbourg His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Mr. Thorbjørn Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe On 27 May 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia visited the Council of Europe in Strasbourg and met with the Secretary General of this organization, Mr. Thorbjørn Jagland.