The Far Abroad

21.10.2009 12:29

(Russian) Представитель Патриарха Московского и всея Руси при Антиохийском Патриархе совершил в городе Сайда Божественную литургию для русскоязычной православной диаспоры на юге Ливана

(Russian) Архимандрит Александр поздравил с 80-летием старейшую прихожанку русской общины в Бейруте И.А.Жабр, которая к этой дате награждена Благословенной Патриаршей грамотой.
20.10.2009 18:02

An Orthodox priest attacked in Bohum

The priest was going home after the Divine service that he celebrated in Dusseldorf, when the unknown persons blocked him the entrance to the house.
20.10.2009 15:56

Metropolitan Amphilohije of Montenegro and the Coastlands takes part in the unveiling of the monument to Alexander Pushkin in Belgrade

The two-meters-high bronze monument, made by a Moscow sculptor Nikolai Kuznetsov-Muromsky, was mounted on a granite pedestal in the city part named after a linguist, ethnographer, historian and major reformer of the Serbian language Vuk Karadzic.
20.10.2009 15:39

Patriarch Kirill congratulates Ms. I. Bokova on her election as UNESCO director general

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent the following congratulatory message to Ms. I. Bokova on the occasion of her election as UNESCO Director General: Dear Ms. Bokova, I would like to wholeheartedly congratulate you on your election as UNESCO Director General. Your strong qualifications and extensive…
20.10.2009 13:16

Emir Kusturica awarded the Patriarch Alexy II Prize

Outstanding Serbian filmmaker Emir Kusturica has been awarded the Patriarch Alexy II Prize established by the International Public Foundation of Orthodox Nations.
20.10.2009 12:21

Days of Russian Culture in Iceland opened with singing praise to the Most Holy Mother of God

The Days of Russian Culture in Iceland were opened on October 14, 2009, the Day of the Intercession, with the singing of the Akathistos to the Most Holy Mother of God at St. Nicholas’s Chapel in Reykjavik.
20.10.2009 12:08

Metropolitan Nikodim (Rotov) is commemorated in Dusseldorf

As the 80th birthday of Metropolitan Nikodim of Leningrad and Novgorod’ has been widely marked in these days, the office for the repose of his soul was said on 18 October 2009 at the Parish of the Intercession in Dusseldorf in the Russian Orthodox Church representation in Germany.
16.10.2009 12:35

A representative of the Russian Orthodox Church took part in a joint seminar of the European economic and social committee of EU and the Public Council of Russia

On 14-15th of October 2009 in Brussels a representative of the Moscow Patriarchate for European International Organizations Very Rev. Antoniy Ilyin took part in a joint seminar of the European economic and social committee of EU and the Public Council of Russia titled “A membership of the social committee in…
13.10.2009 17:20

DECR vice-chairman Hieromonk Philip (Riabykh) meets with Bolivian ambassador, Ms. Maria Luisa Ramos Urzagaste

Ms. Urzagaste shared her impressions of the meeting His Holiness Patriarch Kirill had on 18 September 2009 with the ambassadors of Latin American countries to Moscow. She expressed a desire to contribute to the establishment of a high-level group for interreligious dialogue on the UNESCO platform.
13.10.2009 13:29

An Orthodox church consecrated in the territory of Russian embassy in Beijing

With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, the consecration was celebrated by Bishop Mark of Yegoryevsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate secretariat for Russian Orthodox Church institutions abroad.