The Far Abroad

06.03.2015 18:45

Address by Archimandrite Philaret, vice-chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, at the conference organized by the Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society on the sidelines of the 28th session of the UN Human Rights Council

Address by Archimandrite Philaret, vice-chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate,  at the conference organized by the Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society  on the sidelines of the 28th session of the UN Human Rights Council Address by Archimandrite Philaret, vice-chairman of the Department for External Church Relations of the Moscow Patriarchate, at the conference organized by the Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society on the sidelines of the 28th session of the UN Human Rights Council (Geneva, Switzerland, the 2nd of March 2015)
06.03.2015 17:45

DECR vice-chairman takes part in conference on protection of Christians in the Middle East

DECR vice-chairman takes part in conference on protection of Christians in the Middle East The conference was convened on the initiative of Russia, Lebanon, Armenia, and a non-governmental organization, Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society, with the participation of the Paris Institute of Democracy and Cooperation and with the assistance of Russia’s permanent representation to the United Nations and other international organizations in Geneva.
03.03.2015 15:01

Hierarchs of three Local Orthodox Churches celebrate Sunday of Orthodoxy at Archdiocese of Antioch cathedral in USA

Hierarchs of three Local Orthodox Churches celebrate Sunday of Orthodoxy at Archdiocese of Antioch cathedral in USA Prayers were said in Arabic, English, Church Slavonic and Greek.
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.