The Far Abroad

04.02.2018 9:58

Representatives of religious communities of Syria and Russia meet in Damascus

Representatives of religious communities of Syria and Russia meet in Damascus On 3 February 2018, a delegation of the Working Group for Rendering Aid to the People of Syria of Russia’s Presidential Council for Cooperation with Religious Organizations began its visit to Syria and Lebanon, which will be completed on February 9.
30.01.2018 19:32

Patriarch Kirill’s congratulations to Sauli Niinistӧ on his re-election as President of the Republic of Finland

Patriarch Kirill’s congratulations to Sauli Niinistӧ on his re-election as President of the Republic of Finland His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has congratulated President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinistӧ on his re-election.
29.01.2018 18:31

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Miloš Zeman on reelection as President of the Czech Republic

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Miloš Zeman on reelection as President of the Czech Republic His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a message of greetings to the President of the Czech Republic Miloš Zeman on his reelection.
27.01.2018 23:51

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the tragedy in South Korean city of Miryang

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the tragedy in South Korean city of Miryang Dozens of people died in the fire that broke out on January 26, 2018, in a hospital in the South Korean city of Miryang. A message of condolences over the tragedy was sent to President Moon Jae-In by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia
27.01.2018 19:26

Russian ambassador in Syria visits Russian Orthodox Church representation in Damascus

Russian ambassador in Syria visits Russian Orthodox Church representation in Damascus January 26, 2018, the commemoration day of St. Jacob the Bishop of Nisibis, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated at the church of the Russian Orthodox Church’s Damascus representation.
25.01.2018 16:45

A church is leased to the Russian Orthodox Church in Portugal

A church is leased to the Russian Orthodox Church in Portugal During his archpastoral visit to the parishes in Portugal on 18-21 January 2018, Bishop Nestor of Korsun met with Cardinal Manuel José Clementi, Patriarch of Lisbon, at the premises of the Catholic archdiocese.
24.01.2018 17:20

DECR chairman meets with representatives of Syrian opposition’s High Negotiation Committee

DECR chairman meets with representatives of Syrian opposition’s High Negotiation Committee A meeting took place at the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR) between DECR chairman Metropolitan Hilarion and members of a delegation representing the Syrian opposition’s High Negotiation Committee, who have arrived in Moscow to take part in several meetings and consultations held in connection with the of…
23.01.2018 21:16

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Ambassador of France to Russia

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Ambassador of France to Russia On 23 January 2018, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with H.E. Sylvie Bermann, the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the French Republic to the Russian Federation.
16.01.2018 16:27

Festive divine services in Bali

Festive divine services in Bali On January 14, 2018, the Circumcision of the Lord and the commemoration day of St. Basil the Great, Archbishop Sergiy of Solnechnogorsk, administrator of the Moscow Patriarchate parishes in East and South-East Asia, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the chapel of the St. Sergius of Radonezh community in Bali, Indonesia.…
16.01.2018 12:35

A street named after Metropolitan Nikodim (Rotov) appears in Cyprus

A street named after Metropolitan Nikodim (Rotov) appears in Cyprus The year 2018 marks the 40th anniversary of the demise of Metropolitan Nikodim of Leningrad and Novgorod, an outstanding hierarch of the 20th century.