The Far Abroad

02.11.2017 16:00

DECR chairman meets with Ambassador of Eritrea to Russia

DECR chairman meets with Ambassador of Eritrea to Russia On 2 November 2017, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with H.E. Petros Tseggai, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Eritrea to the Russian Federation.
25.10.2017 13:59

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over demise of Archpriest Nicholas Lossky

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over demise of Archpriest Nicholas Lossky His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent his condolences to Bishop Nestor of Korsun over the demise of the renowned theologian and philologist Archpriest Nicholas Lossky.
25.10.2017 7:17

Children from Sunday schools in Latakia receive presents from Russia

Children from Sunday schools in Latakia receive presents from Russia Metropolitan John of Latakia thanked the Russian Church and Russian people for their aid and support during the hard time for Syria and presented the guests with an icon of St. George the Victorious.
19.10.2017 20:40

Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church meets with the President of Croatia

Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church meets with the President of Croatia On 19 October 2017, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with H.E. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, President of the Republic of Croatia, at the Patriarchal and Synodal residence in St.Daniel’s monastery.
17.10.2017 15:53

His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople visits Moscow Patriarchate’s parish in Reykjavik

His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople visits Moscow Patriarchate’s parish in Reykjavik On 14 October 2017, while in Iceland, His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople visited St. Nicholas parish of the Moscow Patriarchate in Reykjavik and the construction site of the first Orthodox church in the capital of Iceland, where in May 2011, upon the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of…
16.10.2017 23:21

Representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church take part in the celebrations marking the 60th anniversary of the Russia-China Friendship Association

Representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church take part in the celebrations marking the 60th anniversary of the Russia-China Friendship Association On 9 October 2017, Bishop Gennady of Kaskelen, chancellor of the Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church’s metropolitan area in Kazakhstan, vicar of the diocese of Astana, and Mr. Dmitry Petrovsky, member of the central board of the Russia-China Friendship Association, staff member of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External…
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…