The Far Abroad

10.11.2017 14:44

Bishop Ioann of Naro-Fominsk attends events held by organization of support for migrants and refugees

Bishop Ioann of Naro-Fominsk attends events held by organization of support for migrants and refugees A traditional reception for diplomats was held at the Cathedral of the Trinity of the Greek Archdiocese in the USA in New York. This year it was devoted to problems of forced migrants and refugees.
09.11.2017 10:03

Church representatives meet with Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe

Church representatives meet with Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe On 7 November 2017, Bishop Viktor of Baryshevka, representative of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church to the International Organizations, and Hegumen Philip (Ryabykh), representative of the Moscow Patriarchate to the Council of Europe and the European Union, met with Mrs. Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni, Deputy Secretary General of the Council of Europe.
09.11.2017 9:44

DECR chairman visits Russian Orthodox Church representation in Tokyo

DECR chairman visits Russian Orthodox Church representation in Tokyo Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), accompanied by Hieromonk Nikolay (Ono) and D. Petrovsky, DECR staff member, visited the church of the Faithful Prince Alexander Nevsky in Meguro – the ROC representation in Tokyo. He was welcomed to the church by…
07.11.2017 9:26

Liturgy celebrated at Damask Representation of Russian Orthodox Church

Liturgy celebrated at Damask Representation of Russian Orthodox Church The Divine Liturgy was celebrated at the church of the Damask representation of the Russian Orthodox Church. It was presided over by Hegumen Arseniy (Sokolov), Representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East.
06.11.2017 17:01

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill expresses condolences to U.S. President Donald Trump over tragedy at Baptist church in Texas

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill expresses condolences to U.S. President Donald Trump over tragedy at Baptist church in Texas On Sunday, 5 November 2017, a gunman entered a Baptist church in Sutherlands Springs, Texas, USA, when the service was underway, and opened fire on the parishioners. Twenty-six people died, including children, teenagers, elderly people and a pregnant woman.
06.11.2017 17:00

DECR chairman expresses condolences over tragedy at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, USA

DECR chairman expresses condolences over tragedy at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, USA Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent a letter to Pastor Frank Pomeroy of the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, USA, expressing condolences over the tragedy that had occurred there during the Sunday service. Twenty-six parishioners died in the mass…
02.11.2017 17:12

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with head of Ethiopian diplomatic mission in Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with head of Ethiopian diplomatic mission in Russia Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in the Russian Federation, H. E. Grum Abay Teshome.
02.11.2017 16:00

DECR chairman meets with Ambassador of Eritrea to Russia

DECR chairman meets with Ambassador of Eritrea to Russia On 2 November 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with H.E. Petros Tseggai, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Eritrea to the Russian Federation.
25.10.2017 13:59

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over demise of Archpriest Nicholas Lossky

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over demise of Archpriest Nicholas Lossky His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent his condolences to Bishop Nestor of Korsun over the demise of the renowned theologian and philologist Archpriest Nicholas Lossky.
25.10.2017 7:17

Children from Sunday schools in Latakia receive presents from Russia

Children from Sunday schools in Latakia receive presents from Russia Metropolitan John of Latakia thanked the Russian Church and Russian people for their aid and support during the hard time for Syria and presented the guests with an icon of St. George the Victorious.