The Far Abroad

26.02.2015 22:42

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with a member of the Iraqi Parliament

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with a member of the Iraqi Parliament On 26 February 2015, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk met with Mr. Yonadam Kanna, a deputy of the Iraqi Parliament and leader of the Assyrian Democratic Movement. He is one of the five Christians – members of the Council of Representatives of Iraq, the lower chamber of the National Assembly.
26.02.2015 16:47

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with the Ambassador of Luxembourg

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with the Ambassador of Luxembourg At the request of the Ambassador of Luxembourg, the DECR chairman told him about the current state of the Orthodox-Catholic dialogue.
18.02.2015 19:00

An Orthodox religious education center to be built on Phuket Island

An Orthodox religious education center to be built on Phuket Island The construction of a religious education center in Thailand is more than vital since students from among local people, who are sent for theological training to Russia, find it difficult to get fully accustomed to new conditions.
16.02.2015 15:45

Ecclesial celebrations completed in Thailand

Ecclesial celebrations completed in Thailand On 15 February 2015, the hierarchal Divine Liturgy was celebrated at the Cathedral of St Nicholas in Bangkok to complete the ecclesial celebrations in the Kingdom of Thailand.
15.02.2015 18:50

Hierarch of Russian Orthodox Church visits Cambodia

Hierarch of Russian Orthodox Church visits Cambodia On 13 February 2015, Archbishop Feofilakt of Pyatigorsk and Cherkessk arrived in Cambodia, accompanied by Archimandrite Oleg (Cherepanin), representative of the Russian Orthodox Church in the Kingdom of Thailand, and Mr. Dmitry Petrovsky, a staff member of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate.
13.02.2015 12:57

Church of St. Sergius of Radonezh consecrated in Chang Island, Thailand

Church of St. Sergius of Radonezh consecrated in Chang Island, Thailand On February 12, 2015, the Synaxis of the Three Hierarchs: St. Basil the Great, St. Gregory the Theologian, and St. John Chrysostom, a church dedicated to St. Sergius of Radonezh was consecrated in Chang Island, Thailand, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.
12.02.2015 16:57

9th Sretensky Readings in Finland

9th Sretensky Readings in Finland On February 9, 2015, the 9th International Educational Sretensky Readings held under the theme ‘Prince Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostles and Europe’s Christian Enlighteners.
11.02.2015 17:07

Litiya is celebrated at the tomb pf the last Consul General of Russia in Beirut

Litiya is celebrated at the tomb pf the last Consul General of Russia in Beirut On February 10, the Diplomats’ Day, the Mayor’s office in Choueifat, a suburb southeast of Beirut, held a festive meeting.
10.02.2015 15:57

Foundation stone of Church of St Vladimir the Baptizer of Rus laid in Thailand

Foundation stone of Church of St Vladimir the Baptizer of Rus laid in Thailand It will be the ninth Russian Orthodox church in the Kingdom of Thailand.
09.02.2015 18:03

Orthodox church consecrated in Hua Hin in Thailand

Orthodox church consecrated in Hua Hin in Thailand On 8 February 2015, when the Russian Orthodox Church celebrated the Synaxis of the new Russian martyrs and confessors, a Church of the Holy Royal Passion-Bearers was consecrated in the town of Hua Hin, Kingdom of Thailand, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.