The Far Abroad

05.06.2018 17:17

Patriarch Kirill meets with Portuguese ambassador to Russia

Patriarch Kirill meets with Portuguese ambassador to Russia On June 5, 2018, His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, met with Portugal ambassador to Russia Pauly Viseu Pineiro.
05.06.2018 11:07

Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs visits Church of St. Sergius of Radonezh in the Republic of South Africa

Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs visits Church of St. Sergius of Radonezh in the Republic of South Africa On 4 June 2018, Mr. Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, currently on a working visit to the Republic of South Africa, tended on the Church of St. Sergius of Radonezh in Johannesburg.
01.06.2018 14:58

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with French Ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with French Ambassador to Russia On 1 June 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchates Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with H.E. Sylvie Bermann, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the French Republic to the Russian Federation, accompanied by two staff members of the Embassy.
01.06.2018 12:55

DECR chairman meets with Ambassador of Bulgaria to Russia

DECR chairman meets with Ambassador of Bulgaria to Russia On 1 June 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with H. E. Boyko Kotzev, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Bulgaria to the Russian Federation, who is completing his diplomatic mission in Moscow.
01.06.2018 11:52

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Ambassador of Slovenia to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Ambassador of Slovenia to Russia On 1 June 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with H.E. Primež Šeligo, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Slovenia to the Russian Federation, who is completing his diplomatic mission in Russia.
22.05.2018 16:43

Representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church attend the opening of a display of documents on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Russia-Singapore diplomatic relations

Representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church attend the opening of a display of documents on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Russia-Singapore diplomatic relations June the 1st, 2018, will mark 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and Singapore. On the occasion of the anniversary, a display of archive documents on the Russia-Singapore relations was opened on May 22 in the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
21.05.2018 14:47

DECR chairman meets with minister plenipotentiary of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea

DECR chairman meets with minister plenipotentiary of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea Mr. Kim informed the DECR vice-chairman of the Spring Festival of Korean culture to take place in Russia in the late May. The participants in the meetings discussed issues of mutual interest.
12.05.2018 14:39

Representative of Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to Patriarch of Great Antioch visits Vatican representation in Damascus

Representative of Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to Patriarch of Great Antioch visits Vatican representation in Damascus On May 12, 2018, Hegumen Arseniy (Sokolov), representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to the Patriarch of Great Antioch and All the East, visited the Damascus representation of the Vatican and met with the Apostolic Nuncio in Syria, Cardinal Mario Zenari.
11.05.2018 10:18

Commemorative events dedicated to the Russian soldiers who died in Gallipoli take place in Turkey

Commemorative events dedicated to the Russian soldiers who died in Gallipoli take place in Turkey On 5 May 2018, as part of the commemorative events marking the 95th anniversary of the exodus of the First Army Corps of General Vrangel’s Russian Army from Turkey, a delegation of St Andrew Foundation, led by Mr. Vladimir Yakunin, visited the Patriarchate of Constantinople and met with Metropolitan Elpidophoros…
09.05.2018 14:04

On the eve of the Victory Day a Russian Orthodox Church hierarch said the Office for the Dead at the memorial to Soviet soldiers in Croatian Ilok

On the eve of the Victory Day a Russian Orthodox Church hierarch said the Office for the Dead at the memorial to Soviet soldiers in Croatian Ilok On May 8, 2018, Archbishop Antoniy of Vienna and Budapest, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, visited the Croatian city of Ilok to take part in the opening of a renewed memorial to the Soviet soldiers who died there in 1944.