The Far Abroad

10.09.2019 14:43

A monument to St. John of Kronstadt erected in the capital of the USA

A monument to St. John of Kronstadt erected in the capital of the USA A three-meter tall bronze monument to St. John of Kronstadt has been erected at the entrance to the church of St. John the Baptist in Washington, USA. The pastor is depicted clothed in liturgical while holding a chalice in his left hand with his right hand pointing to it.
06.09.2019 21:47

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk presented with Hungary’s national award

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk presented with Hungary’s national award – “for tirelessly proclaiming the value of Christianity and its power in uniting the society and drawing the younger generation’s attention to these values, as well as for the work in the sphere of church diplomacy and promotion of international cooperation between Christian communities.”
03.08.2019 19:44

Sunday Octoechos in Chinese language published in Hong Kong

Sunday Octoechos in Chinese language published in Hong Kong In Hong Kong, China Orthodox Press Publishing Company issued the Sunday Octoechos in the Chinese language.
29.07.2019 14:06

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Ms. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, President of 73rd session of UN General Assembly

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Ms. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, President of 73rd session of UN General Assembly On 29th July 2019, at the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, DECR chairman, met with Ms. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, President of the 73rd session of UN General Assembly.
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.