The Far Abroad

01.08.2018 10:47

Russian Orthodox Church’s parishes in various countries celebrate 1030th anniversary of the Baptism of Russia

Russian Orthodox Church’s parishes in various countries celebrate 1030th anniversary of the Baptism of Russia The divine services marking the 1030th anniversary of the Baptism of Russia were celebrated at the parishes of the Russian Orthodox Church in various countries.
25.07.2018 10:45

Russian Orthodox Church representatives take part in discussion at the conference of leaders of Rossotrudnichestvo representations abroad

Russian Orthodox Church representatives take part in discussion at the conference of leaders of Rossotrudnichestvo representations abroad On July 24, 2018, leaders and representatives of the Rossotrudnichestvo missions held a section discussion on Support for Representatives of Partner Non-Commercial Organizations in Developing and Promoting International Humanitarian Projects, as part of their annual meeting at the press center of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
24.07.2018 22:25

Families of Russian servicemen who died in Syria visit monasteries of the Church of Antioch

Families of Russian servicemen who died in Syria visit monasteries of the Church of Antioch On July 24, 2018, widows, parents and children of Russian servicemen who died in Syria, while on a visit to the Arab Republic of Syria at the invitation of President Bashar Assad, made a pilgrimage to the monasteries of the Orthodox Church of Antioch in Maaloula and Sednaya.
24.07.2018 18:58

Patriarch Kirill’s letters of condolences over the loss of lives as a result of fires in Greece

Patriarch Kirill’s letters of condolences over the loss of lives as a result of fires in Greece His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, has expressed condolences to Prime Minister of the Republic of Greece Alexis Tsipras and His Beatitude Jeronymos II, Archbishop of Athens and All Greece, over the loss of lives in the fires in Greece. According to the latest reports, the number…
20.07.2018 15:01

Exhibition devoted to the royal passion-bearers opened in South Africa

Exhibition devoted to the royal passion-bearers opened in South Africa On July 17, 2018, the commemoration day of the Royal Passion-bearers and the centenary of their martyrdom, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated at the St. Sergius of Radonezh church in Johannesburg. After the service, the opening of an exhibition ‘The Last Romanovs’ was opened at the parish center.
12.07.2018 21:58

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over floods in Japan

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over floods in Japan His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed condolences over the death of people as a result of floods and landslides in Japan. According to the latest information, the death toll has mounted to 200 people.
12.07.2018 20:00

DECR chairman meets with Albanian ambassador to Russia

DECR chairman meets with Albanian ambassador to Russia On July 12, 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR) and rector of the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-graduate Studies (CMI), had a meeting at the CMI with the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of Albania to…
08.07.2018 3:54

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk takes part in the meeting of the heads and representatives of the Christian Churches and communities over the situation of Christians in the Middle East

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk takes part in the meeting of the heads and representatives of the Christian Churches and communities over the situation of Christians in the Middle East On 7 July 2018, in Bari, Italy, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, attended the meeting of the heads and representatives of the Christian Churches and communities over the situation of Christians in Middle East.
03.07.2018 15:24

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Iranian ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Iranian ambassador to Russia On July 3, 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relation (DECR) and rector of the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-graduate Studies (CMI), met at the CMI with the Ambassador of Iran to Russia, Mr. Mehdi Sanaei.
03.07.2018 9:53

Archbishop Sergy of Solnechnogorsk meets with Russia’s Ambassador to Singapore

Archbishop Sergy of Solnechnogorsk meets with Russia’s Ambassador to Singapore On 2 July 2018, Archbishop Sergy of Solnechnogorsk, administrator of the Moscow Patriarchate’s parishes in East and South-East Asia, met with Mr. Andrei Tatarinov, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Singapore.