Archbishop Mark

Hegumen Evfimy (Logvinov) Reposes in the Lord

October 9, 2017 News
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 9/10/17 +Memory Eternal+ At 3:15 pm on October 5, 2017, Hegumen Evfimy (Logvinov), resident and clergyman of St Job of Pochaev Monastery in Munich, reposed in the Lord at the age of 64. Fr Evfimy’s monastic-rite funeral will […]

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150th-Anniversary Celebrations at Elevation of the Holy Cross Cathedral in Geneva

October 2, 2017 Featured
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 2/10/17 The 150th anniversary of the founding of the Cathedral of the Elevation of the Holy Cross in Geneva, Switzerland, was celebrated on September 26-27, 2017. Tuesday’s all-night vigil included the Rite of the Elevation of the Holy […]

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A Session of the Council of Bishops of the Russian Church Abroad Opens in Munich

June 12, 2017 News
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 12/6/17 On Friday, June 9, 2017, the feast day of St John the Russian, His Eminence Archbishop Mark of Berlin and Germany celebrated Divine Liturgy at St Elizabeth Convent in Buchendorf, Germany. Praying at the service were archpastors […]

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His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia Performs All-Night Vigil at the Cathedral of the Dormition of the Mother of God of the Diocese of the United Kingdom of the Russian Church Abroad

October 19, 2016 Featured News
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Official website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 19/10/16 On the evening of October 15, 2016, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, during a visit to the United Kingdom, performed all-night vigil at London’s Cathedral of the Dormition of the Mother of God and […]

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Archbishop Mark of Berlin and Germany Leads Feast-Day Celebrations of the Appearance of the “Light-Painted” Icon of the Mother of God Icon

September 13, 2016 Featured News

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – September 2016 Feast-day celebrations of the appearance of the “Light-Painted” Icon of the Mother of God Icon were held on September 3, 2016,” on Mount Athos, Greece, as reported by the news service Russky Afon. His Eminence Archbishop […]

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June 12 designated Prison Ministry Awareness Sunday

June 2, 2016 Featured News
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NEW YORK, NY [Assembly of Bishops] – June 2016 Sunday, June 12, 2016 has been designated “Prison Ministry Awareness Sunday” by theAssembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America. The day will highlight the work of theOrthodox Christian Prison Ministry [OCPM], an Assembly agency. In a letter signed by His Eminence, Archbishop […]

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KHMER VERSION OF ORTHODOX PRAYER BOOK COMES OUT

October 24, 2015 Featured News

October 2015 The Thailand Representation of the Russian Orthodox Church has published a Khmer version of the Orthodox Prayer Book at the request of the Orthodox faithful in Cambodia. Thus the initiative group composed of both Orthodox Khmers and Orthodox Christians from traditionally Orthodox countries who reside in Cambodia, has completed its year-long work. Among […]

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CONSTRUCTION OF NEW CATHEDRAL IN PARIS CONTINUES

October 6, 2015 News

On September 29, 2015, Archbishop Mark of Yegoryevsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate office for institutions abroad, who is on a working visit in France, arrived in Paris to visit the construction site of a new cathedral of the diocese of Chersonese on the Branly embankment. Archbishop Mark came to the site together with Bishop […]

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The Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God “of the Sign” Will Travel to the German Diocese

May 2, 2015 Featured News

ROCOR – 2/5/15 On May 2-3, 2015 , divine services to mark the fourth Sunday of the Pascha of Christ will be held at the Cathedral of Our Lady “of the Sign” in New York, in the presence of the Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God “of the Sign,” the Protectress (Hodigitria) of the […]

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Pastoral Life Colloquium discerns issues facing clergy and their families

May 2, 2015 Featured News

OCA- 2/5/15 Representatives from every diocese of the Orthodox Church in America, Chancery clergy, members of the Department of Pastoral Life, and an advisory panel gathered at the Chancery here April 28-29, 2015 for a Pastoral Life Colloquium to discuss issues facing clergy and their families.  [See related story.] “Collectively, participants brought decades—and even centuries—of […]

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Lazarus Saturday Appeal from Orthodox Girls School of Bethany

March 21, 2015 Featured News
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21/3/15 Visit St Lazarus International Website here: Christian Affairs in the Holy Land for the Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem here: Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ; On Lazarus Saturday, Orthodox faithful will gather to celebrate the raising of Lazarus, brother of Mary and Martha, from his tomb in the ancient city of Bethany […]

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Archbishop Mark of Yegorievsk consecrates the Church of the Ascension on the island of Koh Samui in Thailand

February 12, 2014 News

February 2014 On 6 February 2014, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Archbishop Mark of Yegorievsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Administration for Institutions Abroad, began his visit to Thailand and Cambodia. Meeting Archbishop Mark at the Bangkok airport were archimandrite Oleg (Cherepanin), representative of the Russian Orthodox […]

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Archbishop Mark of Berlin and Germany Visits the “Athos of the Urals”

October 10, 2012 News

Ekaterina Lyubomirksaya Dmitry Selishchev Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia 10/10/2012 On October 5, 2012, His Eminence Archbishop Mark of Berlin and Germany visited St Nicholas Monastery in Belaya Gora [“White Mountain”], near the city of Perm. “The Pearl of the Urals,” as the local population calls the holy monastery, welcomed the high guest with good […]

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A church consecrated in the Monastery of the Dormition in Thailand

February 10, 2012 News

On February 9, 2012, Archbishop Mark of Yegoryevsk, director of the Moscow Patriarchate’s office for institutions abroad, who is on a visit to Thailand, consecrated the church dedicated to the Dormition of the Mother of God at the Monastery of the Dormition in Ratchaburi. With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and […]

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Consecration of the city cathedral in the name of Cyril and Methodius was held

November 30, 2011 News

Ukrainian Church On 26 November the rite of consecration of the Cathedral of Khust in the name of Cyril and Methodius was held. Consecration of the Cathedral and Divine Liturgy were led by a permanent member of the Holy Synod of the UOC Metropolitan Onuphrius Chernovtsy and Bukovina, in concelebration of Metropolitan Pytyrym of Mykolayiv […]

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5th anniversary of the consecration of Trinity Church marked in Pyongyang

August 17, 2011 Featured News

16.08.2011 With the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, a Russian Orthodox Church delegation led by Archbishop Mark of Yegorievsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s office for institutions abroad, visited the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea for celebrations marking the 5th anniversary of the consecration of the Trinity Church in […]

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Inter-Orthodox Preparatory Commission begins its work in Chambesy

February 24, 2011 Featured News

22.02.2011 Inter-Orthodox Preparatory Commission for the Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church will meet from February 22 to 26, 2011, at the Ecumenical Patriarchate’s Orthodox Center in Chambesy, Switzerland. The meeting will be attended by representative of 14 autocephalous Orthodox Churches. By the decision of the Russian Orthodox Church Holy Synod, the delegation […]

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Archbishop Mark of Berlin and Germany Speaks in Munich On Leo Tolstoy and His Religious Views

October 31, 2010 News

Russian Church Outside Russia On October 26, 2010, His Eminence Archbishop Mark of Berlin and Germany lectured at MIR Russian Cultural Center in Munich on the topic “Leo Tolstoy and Religion,” in which he gave a sharp critique of the religious view of the great Russia author. The topicality of Vladyka Mark’s speech relates to […]

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Archbishop Mark believes it real to set up Russian church metropolitan district in Western Europe

January 14, 2009 News

Moscow, January 12, Interfax – Establishing of the Russian church metropolitan district in Western Europe is “quite real,” Archbishop Mark of Berlin,Germany and Great Britain (the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia) said.  “His Holiness late Patriarch Alexy II of Moscow and All Russia spoke about it. We were not even in canonical communication then, […]

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