The Far Abroad

02.05.2018 19:00

Head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Administration for Institutions Abroad visits the USA

Head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Administration for Institutions Abroad visits the USA On 23-30 April 2018, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Archbishop Antony of Vienna and Budapest, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Administration for Institutions Abroad, was on a working visit in the United States.
01.05.2018 1:30

Patriarch Kirill completes his visit to the Albanian Orthodox Church

Patriarch Kirill completes his visit to the Albanian Orthodox Church The first official visit of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia to the Albanian Orthodox Church took place from April 28 to 30, 2018.
30.04.2018 20:27

Patriarch Kirill meets with Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama

Patriarch Kirill meets with Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama In the course of the talk, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill noted that many good changes took place in the life of Albania and in its capital city in recent years. A great contribution to it was made in particular by Mr. Edi Rama who had been the mayor of Tirana…
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…