The Far Abroad

22.05.2019 23:15

DECR chairman meets with delegation of Palestinian Supreme Presidential Committee for Churches’ Affairs

DECR chairman meets with delegation of Palestinian Supreme Presidential Committee for Churches’ Affairs On May 22, 2019, the Day of the Translation of the Relics of St Nicholas the Wonderworker from Myra of Lycia to Bar, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), after the celebration of the Divine Liturgy at the church of Our…
20.05.2019 19:28

Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church attends Paschal reception at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church attends Paschal reception at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs On 20 May 2019, a solemn Paschal reception was held at the large mansion of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Attending the reception were religious leaders, heads of foreign diplomatic missions, Russian and foreign diplomats.
13.05.2019 22:26

Delegation of Russian Orthodox Church visited Romania

Delegation of Russian Orthodox Church visited Romania With a blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, a delegation of the Russian Orthodox Church visited Romania. It was led by Bishop Paramon of Sergiev Posad, abbot of the St. Sergius Laura of the Holy Trinity.
09.05.2019 17:16

Patriarchal Exarch of Southeast Asia celebrates divine services in the Exarchate’s churches

Patriarchal Exarch of Southeast Asia celebrates divine services in the Exarchate’s churches From 22nd to 27th April 2019, during the Holy Week, Metropolitan Sergy of Singapore, Patriarchal Exarch of Southeast Asia, celebrated the divine services at the Church of the Holy Dormition in Singapore.
07.05.2019 12:06

Easter reception takes place at Moscow Patriarchate’s Representation in the USA

Easter reception takes place at Moscow Patriarchate’s Representation in the USA On 6th May 2019, a traditional Easter reception was given at St. Nicholas Patriarchal Cathedral in New York City on behalf of Bishop Matthew of Sourozh, administrator of the Patriarchal parishes in the USA, and Mr. Sergey Ovsyannikov, Russia’s Consul General in New York.
06.05.2019 17:12

DECR secretary for far abroad countries meets with the head of International Committee of the Red Cross delegation in Russia, Belarus and Moldova

DECR secretary for far abroad countries meets with the head of International Committee of the Red Cross delegation in Russia, Belarus and Moldova On 6 May 2019, Archpriest Sergy Zvonarev, secretary for far abroad countries, Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with Mr. Magne Bart, head of International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Delegation in the RF, Belarus and Moldova.
05.05.2019 23:09

Easter liturgy celebrated in Church Slavonic in Ethiopia for the first time in a century

Easter liturgy celebrated in Church Slavonic in Ethiopia for the first time in a century With a blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Metropolitan Ioann of Chersonese of Western Europe, head of the Patriarchal Exarchate of Western Europe, sent a cleric of the Diocese of Chersonese, Rev. Sergiy Kim, to Ethiopia to celebrate Pascal divine services for the staff members…
02.05.2019 16:58

Hierarch of Russian Orthodox Church attends celebrations marking the second anniversary of consecration of Russian church in Cyprus

Hierarch of Russian Orthodox Church attends celebrations marking the second anniversary of consecration of Russian church in Cyprus On 29th April 2019, Archbishop Amvrosy of Vereya, rector of the Moscow Theological Academy, arrived in Cyprus with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and at the invitation of Metropolitan Isaias of Tamassos and Oreini.
02.05.2019 16:15

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends Easter greetings to heads of foreign states

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends Easter greetings to heads of foreign states On the Feast of the Radiant Resurrection of Christ His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent greetings to heads of foreign states of the Orthodox tradition
02.05.2019 16:10

DECR chairman greets state leaders of foreign countries with Easter

DECR chairman greets state leaders of foreign countries with Easter Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, has sent Easter greetings to state and public leaders and leaders of international institutions.