The Far Abroad

31.03.2015 9:11

Honoring of the veterans of World War II takes place in St. Nicholas church in New York

Honoring of the veterans of World War II takes place in St. Nicholas church in New York Invited were the veterans of war and home front workers residing in the city, their relatives and members of the patriarchal parishes in the USA and of the Eastern American diocese of the Russian Orthodox Church outside of Russia.
31.03.2015 8:24

Representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church attend requiem service in Düssseldorf

Representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church attend requiem service in Düssseldorf On March 27, requiem service for the victims of the Alps air crash, which killed one hundred and fifty people, including the inhabitants of Düssseldorf, was held in the Basilica of St. Lambert, the main Catholic church in the city, press service of the Russian Orthodox Church representation in Germany…
26.03.2015 15:24

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the demise of Singapore’s first Prime Minister, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the demise of Singapore’s first Prime Minister, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a message of condolences to the President of the Republic of Singapore, Mr. Tony Tan Keng Yam, over the death of the country’s first Prime Minister, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew.
26.03.2015 15:23

DECR chairman sends condolences over the demise of Singapore’s first Prime Minister, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew

DECR chairman sends condolences over the demise of Singapore’s first Prime Minister, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew In his message to Mr. Lee Hsien Loong, head of the Government of the Republic of Singapore, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, expressed condolences over the death of Singapore’s first Prime Minister, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew.
26.03.2015 12:03

Moscow Patriarchate’s representative takes part in the meeting of European Parliament’s leaders with religious leaders of Europe

Moscow Patriarchate’s representative takes part in the meeting of European Parliament’s leaders with religious leaders of Europe The topic of their meeting was ‘The rise of religious radicalism and fundamentalism and the role of inter-religious dialogue in the promotion of tolerance and respect for human dignity.’
25.03.2015 21:35

Condolences of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill over the death of passengers and crew of the plane crashed in the south of France

Condolences of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill over the death of passengers and crew of the plane crashed in the south of France His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent his condolences to the King of Spain Felipe VI and the Federal Chancellor of Germany Ms. Angela Merkel over the death of passengers and crew of the plane crashed in the Alps.
24.03.2015 18:51

DECR chairman meets with the newly-appointed ambassador of Poland to Russia

DECR chairman meets with the newly-appointed ambassador of Poland to Russia His Eminence welcomed the high guest to the Department for External Church Relations.
20.03.2015 17:29

Assembly of Orthodox Bishops in Spain and Portugal meets in Madrid

Assembly of Orthodox Bishops in Spain and Portugal meets in Madrid Participating in the session were Metropolitan Polykarpos of Spain and Portugal (Patriarchate of Constantinople), Bishop Luke of Western Europe (Serbian Patriarchate), and Bishop Timotei of Spain and Portugal (Patriarchate of Romania).
20.03.2015 16:38

Lower chapel and baptistery to be built at the Orthodox church in Pattaya

Lower chapel and baptistery to be built at the Orthodox church in Pattaya The plot, which size is 640 square metres, has been purchased thanks to special purpose donations by benefactors.
18.03.2015 14:29

United Nations Humans Rights Council adopts the first ever statement in support of Christians in the Middle East

United Nations Humans Rights Council adopts the first ever statement in support of Christians in the Middle East The appearance of this statement has been dictated by the catastrophic situation of Christians in the Middle East who have been subjected to unprecedented persecution by the Islamic State and other terrorist groupings.