The Far Abroad

13.02.2018 10:48

Conference in Austria devoted to second anniversary of Havana Meeting between Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill

Conference in Austria devoted to second anniversary of Havana Meeting between Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill On February 12, 2018, the second anniversary of the Havana meeting between Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and Pope Francis of Rome, an international conference devoted to the situation of Christians in the Middle East took place in Vienna.
13.02.2018 10:46

DECR chairman’s presentation at conference dedicated to the second anniversary of Havana meeting

DECR chairman’s presentation at conference dedicated to the second anniversary of Havana meeting On 12 February 2018, the second anniversary of the meeting in Havana between Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and Pope Francis, an international conference on the plight of Christians in the Middle East took place in Vienna, Austria. Among the keynote speakers was Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman…
12.02.2018 13:09

Late Russian diplomats commemorated in the Holy Land

Late Russian diplomats commemorated in the Holy Land On 9 February 2018, Diplomat’s Day was celebrated at the Holy Apostle Peter and Righteous Tabitha Metochion in Jaffa. At the grave of the Vice-Consul of the Russian Empire, Vladimir Timofeyev, buried behind the church’s sanctuary, Archimandrite Alexander (Yelisov), head of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem, celebrated requiem litiya…
12.02.2018 12:09

Administrator of the Diocese of Berlin and Germany meets with Ambassador of Russia to Germany

Administrator of the Diocese of Berlin and Germany meets with Ambassador of Russia to Germany On February 9, 2018, Archbishop Tikhon of Podolsk, administrator of the Diocese of Berlin and Germany, met with H.E. Sergei Nechayev, the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Federal Republic of Germany.
12.02.2018 11:50

Russian Orthodox bishop attends meeting of the Lord Mayor of London with representatives of religious communities

Russian Orthodox bishop attends meeting of the Lord Mayor of London with representatives of religious communities The tradition of the Lord Mayor’s meetings with leaders of religious communities goes back to the 18th century. Representatives of many different religions are invited to these meetings in the capital of Great Britain.
11.02.2018 23:20

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Divine Liturgy at Cathedral of St. Nicholas in Vienna

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Divine Liturgy at Cathedral of St. Nicholas in Vienna On 11 February 2018, Sunday of the Last Judgment, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of St. Nicholas in the capital of Austria.
09.02.2018 14:37

Interreligious working group completes unprecedented humanitarian action in Syria and Lebanon

Interreligious working group completes unprecedented humanitarian action in Syria and Lebanon On 9 February 2018, the delegation of the Interreligious working group of Russia’s Presidental Council for Cooperation with Religious Organizations completed its visit to Syria and Lebanon.
08.02.2018 10:38

Interreligious delegation from Russia holds meetings with Syrian state leaders

Interreligious delegation from Russia holds meetings with Syrian state leaders The visit of the interreligious delegation from Russia has attracted a broad attention of the Arab mass media. It members gave numerous interviews in intervals between meetings and held briefings to inform the mass media about the aims and tasks of their visit.
07.02.2018 7:49

Religious leaders from Russia visit Syrian orphans

Religious leaders from Russia visit Syrian orphans On 5 February 2018, the delegation of the Interreligious working group of Russia’s Presidential Council for Cooperation with Religious Organizations continued its visit to Syria.
06.02.2018 11:24

Russian religious communities carry out a humanitarian action in Syria unprecedented in its scale

Russian religious communities carry out a humanitarian action in Syria unprecedented in its scale On February 4, 2018, the delegation of the interreligious working group under the Russian President’s Council carried out a major action for distribution of humanitarian aid to suffering people in Syria.