The Far Abroad

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.
02.11.2009 14:39

Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations meets with officials of the UN Mission in Kosovo

In conclusion of his visit to Kosovo and Metochia, Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, met on 30 October 2009 with Mr. Jolyon Negele, director of the political relations department of the UN Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK), and Mr. M. Krasnoschekov, a…
02.11.2009 13:32

Representative of the Moscow Patriarchate in the USA meets with Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople

On 27 October 2009, the acting representative of the Moscow Patriarchate in the USA archpriest Alexander Abramov took part in the meeting of His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople with the hierarchs of the Standing Conference of the Canonical Orthodox Bishops in the Americas (SCOBA).
30.10.2009 17:14

Patriarch Kirill meets with Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa Delgado

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met on 30 October 2009 with President of the Republic of Ecuador Rafael Correa Delgado at the Cathedral Church of Christ the Saviour. Before their meeting, the Ecuadorian delegation was taken on a tour of the cathedral.