The Far Abroad
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…
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.
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…