His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent the following greeting to President Elect of the ARE
It was the first event in the chain of festive activities to be held in the USA to celebrate St. Sergius’s birthday.
Accompanied by the singing of Theotokions, the Icon of Our Lady of Kursk was solemnly met by the worshipers and clergy of the church of the Protecting Veil.
On 16 May 2014, at the Department for External Church Relations, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, DECR chairman, met with Mr. Nicholas Kotsiras, Minister for Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship of the State Government of Victoria (Australia).
On May 16, 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, met with Colombia’s newly appointed ambassador to the Russian Federation, H. E. Jaime Giron Duarte, at the DECR. In attendance were Archpriest Sergiy Zvonarev, DECR secretary for far abroad, and Miguel Palacio,…
On the day of the 69th anniversary of the end of the Great Patriotic War, the faithful of the Moscow Patriarchate in various countries and various continents honoured the memory of soldiers who defeated Fascism.
(Russian) 9 мая 2014 года, в 69-ю годовщину Победы в Великой Отечественной войне, в Подгорице прошло памятное мероприятие, в котором приняла участие делегация Санкт-Петербургской духовной академии.
On 29 April 2014, H.E. Rubén Beltrán, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Mexico to Russia, and his spouse gave a reception in honour of Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations. The dinner took place at the residence of the head of the…
The events in Ukraine have diverted the world community’s attention from the global problem of persecution against Christians, steadily growing in many parts of the world, especially in the Middle East and Africa. One in four Christians in the world is subjected to persecution today.
On April 25, 2014, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with director of the Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States, Compatriots Living Abroad and International Humanitarian Cooperation (Rossotrudnichestvo), K. Kosachev.