The Far Abroad

29.05.2020 12:19

Archbishop Agapit of Stuttgart passed away to the Lord

Archbishop Agapit of Stuttgart passed away to the Lord Archbishop Agapit of Stuttgart, 65, Vicar of the diocese of Berlin and Germany. Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia, passed away unto the Lord on 28 May 2020, the feast of the Ascension of the Lord.
19.04.2020 12:00

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends Easter greetings to the heads of foreign countries of Orthodox tradition

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill sends Easter greetings to the heads of foreign countries of Orthodox tradition On the occasion of the feast of the Radiant Resurrection of Christ His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent letters of greeting to the heads of the foreign countries of Orthodox tradition.
07.04.2020 10:26

Clergy of St. Nicholas Patriarchal Cathedral in New York drive through all the city districts in car procession with the cross

Clergy of St. Nicholas Patriarchal Cathedral in New York drive through all the city districts in car procession with the cross On 6 April, with a blessing of the acting administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA and Canada, Bishop Matthew of Sourozh, the clergy of the St. Nicholas Patriarchal Cathedral in New York drove in a car procession with the cross through all the New York districts carrying an…
17.03.2020 17:54

Cleric of Russian Orthodox Church celebrates Liturgy in Namibian capital city

Cleric of Russian Orthodox Church celebrates Liturgy in Namibian capital city On March 14, 2020, the Saturday of the 2nd Week of the Great Lent, the rector of the St. Sergius of Radonezh church in Johannesburg, South Africa, Archpriest Daniel Lugovoy, celebrated the Divine Liturgy in the Namibian capital city of Windhoek.
16.02.2020 22:42

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Japan’s ambassador

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Japan’s ambassador They discussed practical matters of cooperation, in particular, preparations for a visit of Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and Russia to Japan to take place in autumn 2020.
12.02.2020 16:42

DECR Vice-chairman meets with Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan’s chargé d’affaires ad interim

DECR Vice-chairman meets with Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan’s chargé d’affaires ad interim They discussed matters of mutual concern, in particular, prospects for the development of pilgrimage to the place of the Baptism of the Lord on the Jordan River and other holy places and sights in Jordan.
30.01.2020 7:46

Representative of Russian Orthodox Church attends Holocaust Remembrance Day events in New York

Representative of Russian Orthodox Church attends Holocaust Remembrance Day events in New York Annually in the end of January, the UN marks the Holocaust Remembrance Day. On January 27, the Red Army troops liberated Auschwitz-Birkenau, one of the most terrible Nazi death camps, also known by its Polish name Oswiecim.
29.01.2020 18:02

DECR Chaiman meets with Montenegro Ambassador to Russia

DECR Chaiman meets with Montenegro Ambassador to Russia On 29 January 2020, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with Montenegro Ambassador to Russia H. E. Ramiz Basic, who is completing his tenure as head of the Montenegro diplomatic mission in Moscow.
23.01.2020 20:30

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk attends Fifth World Holocaust Forum

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk attends Fifth World Holocaust Forum On 23 January 2020, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, attended the Fifth World Holocaust Forum, which took place at the Yad Vashem remembrance center in Jerusalem. The forum was held under the motto “Remembering the Holocaust, Fighting Antisemitism”.
23.01.2020 20:15

Patriarch Kirill meets with Germany’s ambassador to Russia

Patriarch Kirill meets with Germany’s ambassador to Russia On 23 January 2020, His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, met with Germany’s Ambassador to Russia, H. E. Dr Géza Andreas von Geyr, at the patriarchal and synodal residence at the St. Daniel Monastery.