The Far Abroad

30.04.2018 20:18

Patriarch Kirill meets with President of Albania

Patriarch Kirill meets with President of Albania His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, during his visit to the Albanian Orthodox Church, met with President of Albania Mr. Ilir Meta.
23.04.2018 13:26

Bishop Nestor of Korsun attends annual Orthodox Bishops’ Assembly in Spain and Portugal

Bishop Nestor of Korsun attends annual Orthodox Bishops’ Assembly in Spain and Portugal On April 20, 2018, Bishop Nestor of Korsun, during his archpastoral visit to Madrid, attended the annual meeting of the Assembly of Orthodox Bishops in Spain and Portugal. Participating in the meeting were also Metropolitan Polycarpus of Spain and Portugal (Patriarchate of Constantinople) and Bishop Timothy of Spain and Portugal…
19.04.2018 22:00

Patriarch Kirill’s congratulations to Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez on his election as President of Cuba’s Council of the State

Patriarch Kirill’s congratulations to Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez on his election as President of Cuba’s Council of the State His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, has sent congratulations to Mr. Miguel Diaz-Camel Bermudez on his election as President of the Council of the State of the Republic of Cuba
19.04.2018 17:07

Committee of Representatives of Orthodox Churches to EU meets in Brussels

Committee of Representatives of Orthodox Churches to EU meets in Brussels The priority was given to the situation of Christians in the Middle East, considering the tense political situation that has developed in the region.
19.04.2018 16:51

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Finnish ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Finnish ambassador to Russia On April 19, 2018, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations ( DECR) met with Finland’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Russian Federation, H. E. Mikko Hautala, at the DECR.
10.04.2018 17:33

Primate of Russian Church meets with chair of the Austrian Association of Mauthausen Survivors

Primate of Russian Church meets with chair of the Austrian Association of Mauthausen Survivors On 9 April 2018, after the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of the Holy Dormition in the Moscow Kremlin, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with Prof. Wolfgang Johannes Bandion, chair of the Austrian Association of Mauthausen Survivors (Mauthausen Committee, Austria).
10.04.2018 10:34

Easter celebrated on Philippine Island of Mindanao

Easter celebrated on Philippine Island of Mindanao On 9 April 2018, Monday of the Bright Week, Rev. Stanislav Rasputin, a cleric of the Petrozavodsk diocese, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the community of St. Vicent of Lérins in the village of Salasan, Mindanao Island, Philippines, with the blessing of Archbishop Sergy of Solnechnogorsk, administrator of the Moscow…
08.04.2018 14:01

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates the heads of foreign states on Easter

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates the heads of foreign states on Easter His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent Easter greetings to the heads of foreign states of the Orthodox tradition
08.04.2018 14:01

DECR chairman greets state leaders of the foreign countries with Easter

DECR chairman greets state leaders of the foreign countries with Easter Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, has sent Easter greetings
03.04.2018 15:02

Representative of the Russian Orthodox Church visits Iraq

Representative of the Russian Orthodox Church visits Iraq On 25-30 March 2018, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and on the instructions of Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, Hieromonk Stefan (Igumnov), DECR secretary for inter-Christian relations, visited Baghdad and the Kurdistan Region…