Home page News
Representative of the Russian Church takes part in…

Representative of the Russian Church takes part in meeting on repatriation of refugees to Syria

On November 16, 2021, a joint meeting of Russian and Syrian inter-agency coordination committees on the repatriation of refugees took part in Ebla Hotels in a Damascus suburb. 

With a blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, the Russian Orthodox Church was represented at the meeting by Hegumen Arseny (Sokolov), representative of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia to the Patriarch of Antioch and All East. 

On November 17, a round-table conference on “Syria in the world blockade. How to win a war and not to lose peace” was held at the same place under the chairmanship of Syria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Feisal Mekdad, in which Hegumen Arseny took part. In his remarks, he spoke about the efforts made by the Russian Orthodox Church to help Orthodox Christians in Syria to restore war-damaged churches and to carry our various humanitarian actions in Syria with the participation of the Damascus Representation of the Moscow Patriarchate. 

After the round-table conference, Father Arseny presented Mr F. Mekdad with Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia’s book “Freedom and Responsibility” in the Arabic version. 

DECR Communication Service
With reference to the website of the Russian Orthodox Church Representation 
to the Orthodox Church of Antioch

Photos by SANA news agency

Share:
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill receives congratulatory messages on his 75th birthday from heads and representatives of Christian confessions in Russia

26.11.2021

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill congratulated on his 75th birthday by inter-Christian organizations and international charities

24.11.2021

Patriarch Kirill's condolences over the death of people in a car crash in western Bulgaria

23.11.2021

Patriarch Kirill: Patriarch Bartholomew considers himself to be not first among equals but first above all the rest

20.11.2021

Congratulations to Patriarch Kirill on his 75th birthday sent by heads and representatives of foreign Protestant churches and organizations

20.11.2021

Primate of the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia congratulates His Holiness Patriarch Kirill on his 75th birthday

20.11.2021

Congratulation sent by Primate of the Polish Orthodox Church to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill on his 75th birthday

20.11.2021

Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church holds online meeting

08.11.2021

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill answers questions put to him by Forbes France.

26.10.2021

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill answered questions from participants in the Ninth Faith and Word festival

22.10.2021

Statement of Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia on the results of the trilateral meeting of the religious leaders of Azerbaijan, Armenia and Russia

13.10.2021

Tripartite meeting held by religious leaders of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia

13.10.2021

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill meets with chairman of the Muslim Board of the Caucasus Shiekh-ul-Islam Allakhshuqur Pashazade

12.10.2021

Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church meets with Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians

12.10.2021

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill's congratulations to the Primate of the Orthodox Church in America on his namesake day

09.10.2021

Meeting of the Board of the Christian Inter-confessional Consultative Committee

24.11.2021

The International Cooperation Commission of the Presidential Council for Cooperation with Religious Associations meets for a regular session

23.11.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion: For the first time the violation of rights of the faithful of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church is recognized on an international platform

21.11.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion describes as groundless the USA statements about “the violation of religious freedoms” in Russia

21.11.2021

DECR Chairman visits the Permanent Mission of Russia to the UN in New York

17.11.2021

DECR chairman visits Representation of the Moscow Patriarchate in the USA

16.11.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion welcomes the decision of the UN Human Rights Committee on the persecutions against the Ukrainian Orthodox Church

16.11.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion visits St. Tikhon’s Monastery in Pennsylvania

15.11.2021

DECR Chairman celebrates the Divine Liturgy at the church in honor of the Three Hierarchs at St. Vladimir's Seminary in New York

14.11.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk sums up the Search for Scriptures theological conference

13.11.2021

Foundation named after His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia is instituted at St. Vladimir’s Theological Seminary of the Orthodox Church in America

12.11.2021

DECR Chairman speaks at the opening of a theological conference at St. Vladimir’s Seminary of the Orthodox Church in America

12.11.2021

Requiem Litiya for Fyodor Dostoyevsky is celebrated on his 200th birthday at St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary in New York

12.11.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk begins his working trip to the USA

11.11.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion: Constantinople’s claims have brought forth bitter fruits of schism in the world Orthodoxy

11.11.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion: The Lord has commanded us to love every human being

31.10.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion: on the Feast of the Holy Protection of the Most Holy Theotokos we glorify the heavenly intercession of the Mother of God

14.10.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion: Many things in a person's life depend on faith

29.08.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion: The Holy Spirit is the main treasure of the Christian soul

01.08.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion: Holiness is a constant striving to imitate the Lord Jesus Christ

27.06.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion: God does not want to condemn, but to save us

07.03.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion: The Lord always grants to us the opportunity to display our talents

24.01.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion: The Lord has imbued the waters of Jordan with his divine presence to wash away human sins

19.01.2021

Metropolitan Hilarion: to repent means to change your way of life

17.01.2021

On commemoration day of St. Catherine, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk officiated at the Church of St. Catherine the Great Martyr In-the-Fields  the representation of the Orthodox Church in America

07.12.2020

Metropolitan Hilarion: We can always show compassion for people

29.11.2020

Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates on commemoration day of St. Varlaam of Khutyn at the church of ‘Joy to All the Afflicted’ icon of the Mother of God

19.11.2020

Metropolitan Hilarion: We should remember that the life of each human being is in the hands of God

06.11.2020

Metropolitan Hilarion: For God there is nothing impossible

25.10.2020

Metropoplitan Hilarion: The cross which was an instrument of dishonourable execution becomes the symbol of salvation for millions of people

27.09.2020

Feedback

Fields marked by * are mandatory required

Send a message
Рус Укр Eng Deu Ελλ Fra Ita Бълг ქარ Срп Rom عرب