The Far Abroad

10.06.2014 14:30

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates President Elect of the Arab Republic of Egypt

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulates President Elect of the Arab Republic of Egypt His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent the following greeting to President Elect of the ARE
25.05.2014 22:13

Festive reception at Russia’s general consulate in New York on the occasion of 700th birthday of St. Sergius of Radonezh

Festive reception at Russia’s general consulate in New York on the occasion of 700th birthday of St. Sergius of Radonezh It was the first event in the chain of festive activities to be held in the USA to celebrate St. Sergius’s birthday.
20.05.2014 16:16

Orthodox faithful in Dusseldorf venerate miracle-working Kursk Icon of Our Lady-in-the-Roots

Orthodox faithful in Dusseldorf venerate miracle-working Kursk Icon of Our Lady-in-the-Roots 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.
16.05.2014 15:20

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Minister for Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship of Australian state of Victoria

Metropolitan Hilarion meets with Minister for Multicultural Affairs and Citizenship of Australian state of Victoria 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).
16.05.2014 14:57

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Colombia’s new ambassador to Russia

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with Colombia’s new ambassador to Russia 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,…
13.05.2014 14:13

On Victory Day, Russian Orthodox Church parishioners abroad prayed for Great Patriotic War soldiers

On Victory Day, Russian Orthodox Church parishioners abroad prayed for Great Patriotic War soldiers 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.
10.05.2014 22:07

(Russian) В столице Черногории совершили молитву о погибших в Великой Отечественной войне

(Russian) В столице Черногории совершили молитву о погибших в Великой Отечественной войне (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.
30.04.2014 13:04

Reception in honour of Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk takes place at the residence of Mexican Ambassador to Russia

Reception in honour of Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk takes place at the residence of Mexican Ambassador to Russia 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…
29.04.2014 15:44

Metropolitan Hilarion: Persecutions against Christians are unprecedented

Metropolitan Hilarion: Persecutions against Christians are unprecedented 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.
25.04.2014 21:04

Patriarch Kirill meets Rossotrudnichestvo Federal Agency director K. Kosachev

Patriarch Kirill meets Rossotrudnichestvo Federal Agency director K. Kosachev 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.