The Far Abroad

13.05.2013 8:40

Patriarch Kirill: The dreams of the Chinese Orthodox Church’s bright future begins to come true

Patriarch Kirill: The dreams of the Chinese Orthodox Church’s bright future begins to come true On May 12, 2013, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia had a talk with Chinese believers at the Russian Embassy in Beijing.
11.05.2013 8:32

Patriarch Kirill meets with director of Chinese State Administration for Religious Affairs

Patriarch Kirill meets with director of Chinese State Administration for Religious Affairs On May 10, 2013, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the director of the Chinese State Directorate for Religious Affairs (SARA), Mr. Wang Zuoan.
10.05.2013 20:28

Patriarch Kirill: The Church contributes to the strengthening of genuine friendship among nations

Patriarch Kirill: The Church contributes to the strengthening of genuine friendship among nations On May 10, 2013, after his meeting with the Chairman of the People’s Republic of China, Mr. Xi Jinping, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia answered questions from Russian and Chinese mass media reporters.
10.05.2013 20:20

Patriarch Kirill meets with Chairman of the People’s Republic of China, Mr. Xi Jinping

Patriarch Kirill meets with Chairman of the People’s Republic of China, Mr. Xi Jinping On May 10, 2013, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, who is on a visit to China, met with the Chairman of the People’s Republic of China, Mr. Xi Jinping, in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing.
05.05.2013 17:31

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill greets heads of foreign states with Pascha

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill greets heads of foreign states with Pascha His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent Paschal greetings to the heads of states with Orthodox tradition. His Holiness congratulated President Rosen Plevniev of Bulgaria, President George Ivanov of Macedonia, President Traian Băsescu of Romania, President Tomislav Nikolić of Serbia, and President Filip Vujanović of Montenegro. The…
30.04.2013 0:14

His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch calls international community to stop violence in Syria

His Beatitude Patriarch John X of Antioch calls international community to stop violence in Syria The Department for External Church Relations has received Pastoral Letter of His Beatitude Patriarch John X, addressed to the archpastors, pastors and all children of the Orthodox Church of Antioch on the Feast Day of the Entry of Our Lord into Jerusalem.
28.04.2013 22:02

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Tsar Simeon II of Bulgaria

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Tsar Simeon II of Bulgaria On 28 April 2013, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with Tsar Simeon II of Bulgaria at the Throne Hall of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour.
28.04.2013 10:54

Tsar Simeon II of Bulgaria attends divine service at the Moscow church of “Joy to All the Afflicted” Icon of the Mother of God

Tsar Simeon II of Bulgaria attends divine service at the Moscow church of “Joy to All the Afflicted” Icon of the Mother of God On 27 April 2013, the Saturday before Palm Sunday, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), celebrated All-Night Vigil at the Moscow church of “Joy to All the Afflicted” Icon of the Mother of God, Bolshaya Ordynka Street.
26.04.2013 18:30

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk completes his working visit to Germany

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk completes his working visit to Germany In the evening of April 25, 2013, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, visited the Embassy of Russia in Germany and attended the cultural and historical exhibition dedicated to joint military operations of the Russian and Prussian armies in the years of…
26.04.2013 14:30

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with the President of the Bundestag

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with the President of the Bundestag On 25 April 2013, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, visited the building of the German Parliament, where he met with the President of the Bundestag of the Federal Republic of Germany, Mr. Norbert Lammert.