HIS HOLINESS PATRIARCH KIRILL PAYS TRIBUTE TO THE DEFENDERS OF THE BREST FORTRESS

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia visited the ‘The Hero Brest Fortress’ in the night of June 21, which marks the 74th anniversary of the beginning of the Great Patriotic War. The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church celebrated memorial service in commemoration of the defenders of the Brest Fortress and all those ...

Believers to pray for dead and wounded in terror act in all Byelorussian Churches

Minsk, April 12, Interfax - Metropolitan Filaret of Minsk and Byelorussia expressed condolence to the families of the dead and to all Byelorussian people in relation with the terror act in metro. "Bewilderment and sorrow for innocent bloodshed grip all hearts with the news about the victims of explosion in the Minsk metro. Peaceful citizens of ...

Byelorussian autocephaly was not discussed between Lukashenko, Patriarch Bartholomew – Administration

Minsk, October 14, Interfax - Minsk has called "ludicrous" and "provocative" the allegations by some Russian media outlets that during Byelorussian President Alexander Lukashenko's recent visit to Turkey, he might have discussed with Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople the possibility of creating an autocephaly of the Byelorussian Orthodox Church. "Such reports which surfaced in the Russian press ...