Central Asia

Biggest in the Central Asia Orthodox church opened in Bishkek

December 14, 2015 Featured News

Interfax-religion – 14/12/15 Bishkek, December 10, Interfax – The Church of the Holy Equal-to-the-Apostles Prince Vladimir, the biggest in the Central Asia, was consecrated and officially opened on Thursday, the local diocesan press service told Interfax Head of the Central Asian Metropolitan District, Metropolitan Vikenty of Tashkent and Uzbekistan chaired the consecration. Hierarchs from Uzbekistan, Russia, […]

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Patriarch Kirill concerned about Islamists’ activities in Moscow

December 25, 2013 News

Moscow, December 23, Interfax – Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has expressed concerns about Islamists’ activities in Moscow. “The increase in the number of migrants, primarily from Central Asia and the Caucasus, in Moscow has increased the risk of ethnic conflicts,” the patriarch said at the Moscow Diocese assembly, according to the Moscow […]

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Metropolitan Hilarion completes his working visit to Kazakhstan

February 22, 2013 News

On 20 February 2013, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, chairman of the Synodal Biblical and Theological Commission, rector of the Ss Cyril and Methodius School for Post-Graduate and Doctoral Studies, completed his visit to the Republic of Kazakhstan. The main purpose of Metropolitan Hilarion’s visit to […]

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1500 year-old ‘ Syriac ‘ Bible found in Ankara, Turkey : Vatican in shock !

February 25, 2012 Featured News

24/2/2012 The relic was ‘rediscovered’ in the depositum of Ankaran Justice Palace, the ancient version of bible is believed to be written in Syriac, a dialect of the native language of Jesus. Ankara / Turkey – The bible was already in custody of Turkish authorities after having been seized in 2000 in an operation in […]

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Patriarch Kirill is concerned with difficulties of Orthodox mission in Baltic States and Central Asia

February 3, 2011 News

Moscow, February 2, Interfax – Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia speaking at the Bishops’ Council in Moscow voiced a number of problems the Russian Orthodox Church experiences in the Baltic States and Central Asia. “Unsettled problem persists in relations between the Estonian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate and the Estonian Republic, though […]

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