The Far Abroad

05.04.2016 21:27

Patriarch Kirill meets with British Ambassador to Russia Dr. Laurie Bristow

Patriarch Kirill meets with British Ambassador to Russia Dr. Laurie Bristow On April 5, 2016, His Holiness Kirill, Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, met with Great Britain’s Ambassador to Russia Dr. Laurie Bristow, at the patriarchal and synodal residence in the St. Daniel Monastery.
31.03.2016 16:07

Representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church attend the commemoration of Brussels terror attacks victims

Representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church attend the commemoration of Brussels terror attacks victims On 28 March 2016, over 1200 people gathered at the Catholic Cathedral of Ss Michael and Gudula in Brussels to commemorate the victims of the airport and metro terror attacks and to express solidarity with all those whom the tragedy has affected.
31.03.2016 15:35

DECR chairman meets with Serbia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic

DECR chairman meets with Serbia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic On March 31, 2016, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR), met with Serbia’s First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic, at the DECR.
28.03.2016 23:19

DECR chairman sends Easter greetings to heads of foreign states

DECR chairman sends Easter greetings to heads of foreign states Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent Easter greetings to Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, King Felipe VI of Spain, and the Presidents of Austria, France, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Columbia and other countries.
28.03.2016 15:38

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over terrorist attack in Pakistan

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over terrorist attack in Pakistan His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia extended condolences to Mr. Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister of the Republic of Pakistan, over the terrorist attack in Lahore that had claimed lives of dozens of people.
22.03.2016 16:33

Conference of Orthodox Bishops in Austria begins its 11th session

Conference of Orthodox Bishops in Austria begins its 11th session On March 21, the Conference of Orthodox Bishops in Austria began its 11th session in Vienna. The Russian Orthodox Church is represented by Bishop Tikhon of Podolsk, administrator of the diocese of Vienna and Austria, the website of the Moscow Northeast Vicariate reports.
22.03.2016 16:18

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over terrorist attacks in Brussels

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over terrorist attacks in Brussels His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a message of condolences to King Philippe of the Belgians over the terrorist attacks committed in Brussels on March 22, 2016.
21.03.2016 14:48

Trinity Cathedral under construction on Branley embankment crowned with central cupola

Trinity Cathedral under construction on Branley embankment crowned with central cupola On March 19, 2016, a solemn ceremony took place in the French capital on the occasion of the blessing and installation of the main cupola and a cross on top of the new cathedral church of the diocese of Chersonese, on the Branley embankment.
21.03.2016 7:42

Leaders of the country, local churches and foreign diplomatic missions congratulate Patriarch Kirill on 40th anniversary of his episcopal consecration

Leaders of the country, local churches and foreign diplomatic missions congratulate Patriarch Kirill on 40th anniversary of his episcopal consecration On 20 March 2016, the Sunday of Orthodoxy, after the Liturgy at the Cathedral Church of Christ the Saviour, Metropolitan Juvenaly of Krutitsy and Kolomna, read out a congratulatory message to the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church on the occasions of the 40th anniversary of the episcopal consecration…
20.03.2016 20:54

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill celebrates Divine Liturgy in the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour on the Sunday of Orthodoxy

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill celebrates Divine Liturgy in the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour on the Sunday of Orthodoxy That day was marked by the main celebrations on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of episcopal consecration of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill. The actual date was March 14, Monday of the first week of Lent.