The Far Abroad

28.09.2019 11:02

Patriarch Kirill greets President of the Czech Republic Milos Zeman on his 75th birthday

Patriarch Kirill greets President of the Czech Republic Milos Zeman on his 75th birthday His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, greeted President of the Czech Republic Milos Zeman on his 75th birthday.
27.09.2019 12:39

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences on the death of former President of France Jacques Chirac

Patriarch Kirill’s condolences on the death of former President of France Jacques Chirac His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, expressed condolences upon the death of former President of the Republic of France Jacques Chirac.
23.09.2019 16:43

DECR chairman meets with Russian ambassadors in Jordan and Israel

DECR chairman meets with Russian ambassadors in Jordan and Israel On September 22, 2019, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), while on a working trip to countries of the Middle East with a blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, met with Russian Federation Ambassador to the…
10.09.2019 14:43

A monument to St. John of Kronstadt erected in the capital of the USA

A monument to St. John of Kronstadt erected in the capital of the USA A three-meter tall bronze monument to St. John of Kronstadt has been erected at the entrance to the church of St. John the Baptist in Washington, USA. The pastor is depicted clothed in liturgical while holding a chalice in his left hand with his right hand pointing to it.
06.09.2019 21:47

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk presented with Hungary’s national award

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk presented with Hungary’s national award – “for tirelessly proclaiming the value of Christianity and its power in uniting the society and drawing the younger generation’s attention to these values, as well as for the work in the sphere of church diplomacy and promotion of international cooperation between Christian communities.”
03.08.2019 19:44

Sunday Octoechos in Chinese language published in Hong Kong

Sunday Octoechos in Chinese language published in Hong Kong In Hong Kong, China Orthodox Press Publishing Company issued the Sunday Octoechos in the Chinese language.
29.07.2019 14:06

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Ms. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, President of 73rd session of UN General Assembly

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Ms. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, President of 73rd session of UN General Assembly On 29th July 2019, at the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, DECR chairman, met with Ms. María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, President of the 73rd session of UN General Assembly.
08.07.2019 21:49

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Kiyiakos Mitsotakis on his appointment prime minister of the Hellenic Republic

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Kiyiakos Mitsotakis on his appointment prime minister of the Hellenic Republic (Russian) Святейший Патриарх Московский и всея Руси Кирилл поздравил Кириакоса Мицотакиса с назначением на пост Премьер-министра Греческой Республики.
28.06.2019 20:00

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Ms. Marija Pejčinović Burić on her election as Secretary General of Council of Europe

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates Ms. Marija Pejčinović Burić on her election as Secretary General of Council of Europe His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia greeted Ms. Marija Pejčinović Burić, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Republic of Croatia, with her election as Secretary General of the Council of Europe.
26.06.2019 15:52

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Russia’s ambassador in Greece

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Russia’s ambassador in Greece Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), who is in Greece with a blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, met with Russia’s Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Greece A. M. Maslov.