The Far Abroad

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.
08.02.2015 21:57

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Divine Liturgy at St John the Baptist Monastery in Essex

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk celebrates Divine Liturgy at St John the Baptist Monastery in Essex On February 7, 2015, the commemoration day of St Gregory the Theologian, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, while in Great Britain with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, visited the St John the Baptist Monastery,…
26.01.2015 14:47

Book on social ministry of the Church is presented in Padua

Book on social ministry of the Church is presented in Padua The presentation was timed to the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity and for peace in the world.
11.01.2015 22:58

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill greets Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi with his 40th birthday

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill greets Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi with his 40th birthday His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia congratulated H.E. Mr. Matteo Renzi, Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Italy, on his 40th birthday.
07.01.2015 10:01

Patriarch Kirill’s Christmas greetings to heads of states

Patriarch Kirill’s Christmas greetings to heads of states His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent the following Christmas greetings to heads of states belonging to the Orthodox tradition in far abroad. He greeted in particular Presidents Rosen Plevneliev of Bulgaria, Nicos Anastasiadis of Cyprus, Gjogre Ivanov of Macedonia, Klaus Iohannis of Romania, Tomislav Nicolic…
07.01.2015 10:00

DECR chairman sends Christmas and New Year greetings to heads of foreign states, foreign public figures and statesmen

DECR chairman sends Christmas and New Year greetings to heads of foreign states, foreign public figures and statesmen Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, sent greetings to Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; King Felipe VI of Spain; Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein; Mr. Juan Manuel Santos Calderón, President of Colombia; Mr. Bronisław…
21.12.2014 8:17

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Macedonia’s president and prime minister

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Macedonia’s president and prime minister On December 20, 2014, while on a visit to Skopje with the blessing of Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk met with Macedonia’s President Georje Ivanov. Participating in the meeting was Russia’s Ambassador O. Shcherbak.
18.12.2014 1:08

DECR Chairman meets with Prime Minister of Bulgaria

DECR Chairman meets with Prime Minister of Bulgaria On 17 December 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), met with the Prime Minister of Bulgaria, Mr. Boyko Borisov.