The Far Abroad

16.10.2017 12:51

Patriarch Kirill’s address to 137th Assembly of Inter-Parliamentary Union

Patriarch Kirill’s address to 137th Assembly of Inter-Parliamentary Union The 147th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union took place from October 14-18, 2017, in St. Petersburg. His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, addressed it on October 16.
13.10.2017 17:18

DECR chairman meets with head of Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

DECR chairman meets with head of Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade On 13 October 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with Mr. Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary.
13.10.2017 16:22

Representative of Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to Patriarch of Antioch and All the East meets with Russian Ambassador to Lebanese Republic

Representative of Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to Patriarch of Antioch and All the East meets with Russian Ambassador to Lebanese Republic On 13 October 2017, Hegumen Arseny (Sokolov), representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, met with H.E. Alexander Zasypkin, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Lebanese Republic.
12.10.2017 19:02

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk speaks at international conference on persecution of Christians

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk speaks at international conference on persecution of Christians On 12 October 2017, an international consultation on “Finding the Appropriate Answers to a Long Neglected Crisis” began its work in Budapest (Hungary). With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Department for External Church Relations, took part…
11.10.2017 13:19

His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople visits Embassy of the Russian Federation in Ankara

His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople visits Embassy of the Russian Federation in Ankara On 6 October 2017, His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople visited the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Ankara. H.E. Mr. Alexei Yerkhov, Russia’s Ambassador to Turkey, told the Patriarch about the history and current activities of the Russian diplomatic representation and showed to the guest the portrait gallery.
11.10.2017 12:51

Chairman of Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society meets with Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople

Chairman of Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society meets with Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople Mr. Stepashin informed the Primate of the Orthodox Church of Constantinople of the opening of the IOPS’s representation in Istanbul and asked him for assistance in promoting pilgrimage to the holy places in Turkey for Orthodox Christians.
10.10.2017 13:18

DECR chairmen meets with Czech Ambassador to Russia

DECR chairmen meets with Czech Ambassador to Russia On 10 October 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations DECR), met with H.E. Vladimir Remek, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Czech Republic to the Russian Federation.
06.10.2017 16:56

Days of Russian Spiritual Culture launched in France

Days of Russian Spiritual Culture launched in France The Days of Russian Spiritual Culture in France were launched in a solemn ceremony in Paris. They are held with the support the Russian Ministry of Culture, Russian embassy in France and the Russian Orthodox diocese of Chersonese.
06.10.2017 15:27

Representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to the Patriarch of Antioch meets with Syria’s Ambassador to Russia

Representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to the Patriarch of Antioch meets with Syria’s Ambassador to Russia On 5 October 2017, a meeting between Hegumen Arseniy (Sokolov), representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, and H.E. Mr. Riyad Haddad, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Syrian Arab Republic to the Russian Federation, took place at the…
06.10.2017 14:52

Presentation by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk at the meeting of Committee of Representatives of the Orthodox Churches to the European Union

Presentation by Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk at the meeting of Committee of Representatives of the Orthodox Churches to the European Union On 6 October 2017, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, an off-site session of the Committee of Representatives of the Orthodox Churches to the European Union took place at the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate.