The Far Abroad

05.04.2013 23:11

About facts on discrimination in Libya

About facts on discrimination in Libya Statement of the Department for External Church Relations’ Communication Service
05.04.2013 15:20

Raising aid to suffering Syrian people continues

Raising aid to suffering Syrian people continues With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, the collection of humanitarian aid to the Syrian people has begun through the efforts of the Imperial Orthodox Palestinian Society (IOPS). Muscovites have met this initiative with a quick response.
04.04.2013 14:28

Metropolitan Hilarion opens theological conference in University of Fribourg

Metropolitan Hilarion opens theological conference in University of Fribourg On 3 April 2013, Metropolitan Hilarion, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations (DECR), rector of the Ss Cyril and Methodius Theological Institute of Post-Graduate and Doctoral Studies, professor of the Moscow Theological Academy and of the University of Fribourg, opened a conference on “Episcopal Ordination and…
29.03.2013 23:39

Metropolitan Hilarion receives delegation of University of Leuven

On 29 March 2013, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, rector of the Ss Cyril and Methodius School for Post-Graduate and Doctoral Studies, met with the delegation of the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium).
28.03.2013 18:22

Thailand state delegation visits Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow

Thailand state delegation visits Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow On 28 March 2013, H.E. Mr. Surapong Tovichakchaikul, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Thailand, who is taking part in the meeting of the Russian-Thai Intergovernmental Commission on commerce and economic bilateral cooperation, visited the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow.
26.03.2013 16:30

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Mexican Ambassador Rubén Alberto Beltrán Guerrero

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with Mexican Ambassador Rubén Alberto Beltrán Guerrero On 26 March 2013, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with H. E. Rubén Alberto Beltrán Guerrero, the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United Mexican States to the Russian Federation.
26.03.2013 10:36

Traditional pan-Orthodox Vespers celebrated in London

Traditional pan-Orthodox Vespers celebrated in London According to the established procedure, this year the celebration was held at the Patriarchate of Constantinople’s Church of St. Sophia.
22.03.2013 13:11

Christian Churches’ representatives in Brussels discuss crises in today’s world

(Russian) 19 марта 2013 года в Представительстве Элладской Церкви при Европейском Союзе состоялась встреча в узком кругу с участием заместителя директора Бюро политических советников Европейской Комиссии М. Схинасом и представителей Церквей в Брюсселе.
21.03.2013 15:37

DECR chairman meets with Russia’s ambassador to Vatican

On March 20, 2013, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, met with Russia’s ambassador to the Vatican A. Avdeyev.
19.03.2013 10:06

Chairman of the Imperial Orthodox Palestinian Society on a working visit to Palestine

Chairman of the Imperial Orthodox Palestinian Society on a working visit to Palestine Sergey Stepashin, head of Russia’s Account Chamber, was on a working visit to Palestine from March 13-15, 2013, in his capacity as chairman of the Imperial Orthodox Palestinian Society.