The Far Abroad

29.08.2014 15:55

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates funeral service for Archbishop Longin of Klin

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates funeral service for Archbishop Longin of Klin On August 28, 2014, the Day of the Dormition of Our Lady, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Catholic church of St. Sebastian offered for Orthodox service in Bonn. He was assisted by Archbishop Feofan of…
27.08.2014 19:56

Primate of Russian Orthodox Church meets with Ambassador of Israel, Ms. Dorit Golender

Primate of Russian Orthodox Church meets with Ambassador of Israel, Ms. Dorit Golender On 27 August 2014, at the Patriarchal working residence in Chisty side-street, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with Ms. Dorit Golender, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Israel to the Russian Federation.
27.08.2014 16:35

9th meeting of Joint Russian-Iranian Commission for Orthodoxy-Islam Dialogue takes place in Tehran

9th meeting of Joint Russian-Iranian Commission for Orthodoxy-Islam Dialogue takes place in Tehran On 25-26 August 2014, the 9th meeting of the Joint Russian-Iranian Commission for Orthodoxy-Islam Dialogue took place in the capital of Iran. This year, the meeting was dedicated to the theme “Importance and Strengthening of Cooperation and Mutual Understanding between Islam and Orthodoxy.”
25.08.2014 20:11

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolence over demise of Archbishop Longin of Klin

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolence over demise of Archbishop Longin of Klin His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed his condolences over the death of Archbishop Longil of Klin, Patriarchal vicar, representative of the Russian Orthodox Church in Germany.
25.08.2014 19:29

Archbishop Longin of Klin deceased in the Lord

Archbishop Longin of Klin deceased in the Lord On 25 August 2014, in Düsseldorf, Archbishop Longin of Klin, representative of the Russian Orthodox Church in Germany, deceased in the Lord at the age of 68.
25.08.2014 11:00

Church delegation arrives in Islamic Republic of Iran

Church delegation arrives in Islamic Republic of Iran On August 24, 2014, in compliance with the decision of the Russian Orthodox Church Holy Synod, a delegation of the Russian Church arrived in Tehran for the 9th session of the Joint Russian-Iranian Commission for Dialogue “Orthodoxy-Islam”.
15.08.2014 13:40

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with head of EU Delegation to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with head of EU Delegation to Russia On 15 August 2014, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, met with the head of the Delegation of the European Union to Russia, Mr. Vygaudas Ušackas, at his request.
14.08.2014 10:59

Terror Against Christians in Iraq

Terror Against Christians in Iraq Statement by the Communication Service of the Moscow Patriarchate Department for External Church Relations.
08.08.2014 15:56

Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA, Bishop John of Naro-Fominsk, arrives in America to begin his service

Administrator of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA, Bishop John of Naro-Fominsk, arrives in America to begin his service On 6 August 2014, Bishop John of Naro-Fominsk, Administrator of the Patriarchal parishes in the USA, arrived in the United States where he will carry out his archpastoral ministry. Meeting him at the John F. Kennedy International Airport were archpriest George Konyev, Chancellor of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA,…
05.08.2014 16:15

Metropolitan Hilarion: Middle East and Ukraine – parts of the same strategy

Metropolitan Hilarion: Middle East and Ukraine – parts of the same strategy The causes of the wide spread of radical Islamist ideologies and ways of solving the problem; the military conflicts in the Middle East as related to the escalation of violence in Ukraine; the fate of the kidnapped Metropolitans of Syria are subjects of the interview given to RIA-Novosti by the…