The Far Abroad

14.03.2018 21:43

DECR chairman meets with Syria’s Minister of Tourism

DECR chairman meets with Syria’s Minister of Tourism Metropolitan Hilarion, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with Minister of Tourism of the Syrian Arab Republic Bishr Riad Yazigi.
14.03.2018 14:07

Books by Patriarch Kirill to be presented in Paris

Books by Patriarch Kirill to be presented in Paris On March 18, 2018, a presentation of books by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, published by the Moscow Patriarchate Publishers, will take place at the amphitheatre of the Russian Orthodox Spiritual and Cultural Center in Paris.
27.02.2018 16:54

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with delegation of Italian Province of Trento

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with delegation of Italian Province of Trento On 27 February 2018, at the Patriarchal and Synodal Residence in St. Daniel’s Monastery in Moscow, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and Russia met with a delegation of the Autonomous Province of Trento, Italy.
19.02.2018 14:32

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani over crash of passenger airliner in Isfahan province

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani over crash of passenger airliner in Isfahan province His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russian expressed condolences to Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani over the crash of passenger airliner on February 18, 2018, in the Isfahan province. There were 66 people on board; they all died.
15.02.2018 20:26

Primate of Russian Orthodox Church meets with King of Jordan

Primate of Russian Orthodox Church meets with King of Jordan On 15 February 2018, at the Throne Hall of the Patriarchal Chambers of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein of Jordan.
14.02.2018 20:01

Patriarch Kirill met with President of the State of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas

Patriarch Kirill met with President of the State of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with President of the State of Palestine, Mahmoud Abbas, at the Patriarchal residence in St. Daniel monastery in Moscow.
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.