The Far Abroad

14.11.2009 19:35

Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk leads inauguration of Paris Orthodox Seminary

Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk led the inauguration of the Paris Orthodox Seminary on 14 November 2009, the Day of Sts Cosmas and Damian the Unmercenery Physicians.
12.11.2009 22:15

Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk explains to foreign journalists the Russian Orthodox Church’s stand on problems facing today’s society

During his meeting with foreign journalists on 11 November 2009, Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk answered questions concerning urgent problems of society today.
12.11.2009 22:13

DECR chairman explains to foreign journalists the church situation in Ukraine and Belarus and answers questions about inter-Orthodox relations

‘We never refer to two patriarchates in Ukraine – those of Moscow and Kiev. We maintain that there is one canonical Orthodox Church in Ukraine and also a group that has arbitrarily and illegally named itself as ‘patriarchate’.
12.11.2009 22:11

Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk explains problems and prospects of relations between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church in a talk with foreign journalists

During his meeting with foreign media people on 11 November 2009, Archbishop Hilarion spoke on burning issues of inter-Christian relations. He said in particular that considerable improvements took shape in relations with the Roman Catholic Church in recent years.
12.11.2009 22:04

DECR Chairman Archbishop Hilarion meets with foreign journalists

On 11 November 2009, the DECR Chairman Archbishop Hilarion met with foreign journalists. He answered questions of the leading mass media representatives from Belarus, Bulgaria, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Greece, Denmark, India, Spain, Italy, Canada, Cuba, Kuwait, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, the USA, Turkey, Finland, France, FRG, Czechia, Switzerland,…
10.11.2009 10:52

Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church sends his greetings to the participants in the Third European Russian Forum “One Europe from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean: Dreams or a Possibility?”

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent greetings to the participants in the Third European Russian Forum “One Europe from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean: Dreams or Possibility?” Archbishop Simon of Belgium and Brussels, ad interim of the Hague and the Netherlands, read out the Patriarchal…
09.11.2009 16:18

DECR Chairman gives interview to the Orel and Livny Press Service during his stay in Mtsensk on the occasion of the return of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God

(Russian) On 8 November 2009, the Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk gave an interview to the Orel and Livny diocese press service during his stay in Mtsensk on the occasion of the return of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of…
09.11.2009 12:05

Archbishop Hilarion: ‘Euthanasia is a Crime of Man against himself and against Society”

On 7 November 2009, the Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk took part in "The Church and the World" TV Programme and answered questions on health care. He commented on the news of the Swiss authorities' intention to tighten the legislation allowing…
08.11.2009 23:24

‘Mission of the Russian Orthodox Church in the Modern World’ Exhibition due to be held in Brussels

'The Mission of the Russian Orthodox Church in the Modern World' will take place at the Iegudi Menukhin exhibition hall of the European Parliament in Brussels on 9 November 2009.
06.11.2009 12:53

Liturgy of St. James celebrated in Lisbon

The Liturgy of St. James, the Lord’s brother and the first bishop of Jerusalem, was celebrated on 5 November 2009 at the Moscow Patriarchate Parish of All Saints in Lisbon, Portugal.