Czech Lands

The Consecration of Bishop Isihije of Mohacs

June 27, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 27/6/18 Serbian Patriarch Irinej celebrated the Holy Hierarchal Liturgy and the Holy Sacrament of consecration of Archimandrite Isihije (Rogic) as  Bishop of Mohacs, Vicar Bishop of the Backa Diocesan Bishop Irinej, at the Cathedral chuch of Novi Sad on Sunday, 24 June 2018. His Holiness was concelebrated by His Beatitude Metropolitan […]

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ORTHODOX PRIMATES OFFER CONDOLENCES FOR TRAGEDY IN KEMEROVO SHOPPING CENTER

April 2, 2018 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 2/4/18 His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has received condolences from several primates of fraternal Local Orthodox Churches for the tragic fire that occurred in a mall in the Siberian city of Kemerovo on Sunday, leaving 64 dead, including 41 children, and another 44 injured, according to the official numbers. Several […]

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PRIMATE OF THE ORTHODOX CHURCH OF THE CZECH LANDS AND SLOVAKIA LEADS COMMENCEMENT CELEBRATIONS AT ST. PETERSBURG THEOLOGICAL ACADEMY

September 2, 2016 Featured News

DECR Communication Service – September 2016 On September 1, 2016, during his official visit to the Russian Orthodox Church, His Beatitude Rostislav, Metropolitan of the Czech Lands and Slovakia, celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the church of St. John the Theologian in St. Petersburg Theological Academy and Seminary. His Beatitude was assisted by the rector of […]

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ON DORMITION DAY PATRIARCH KIRILL AND METROPOLITAN ROSTISLAV OF THE CZECH LAND AND SLOVAKIA CELEBRATE DIVINE LITURGY AT KREMLIN CATHEDRAL OF THE DORMITION

September 1, 2016 Featured News

DECR Communication Service – August-September 2016 On August 28, 2016, the Day of the Dormition, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russian and His Beatitude Metropolitan Rostislav of the Czech Lands and Slovakia celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Patriarch Cathedral of the Dormition in the Moscow Kremlin. Metropolitan Rostislav came to Russia on […]

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Patriarch Kirill celebrates liturgy at the church of Our Lady the Joy to All the Afflicted-in-Bolshaya-Ordynka

July 28, 2016 Featured News

www.mospat.ru – July 2016 On June 24, 2016, the commemoration day of the Holy Princess Olga Equal-to-the-Apostles, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Moscow church of Our Lady the Joy to All the Afflicted-in-Bolshaya-Ordynka. His Holiness was assisted by a great assembly of bishops and clergy including […]

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Ecumenical Patriarchate Provides Resources for Holy and Great Council

June 1, 2016 Featured News

www.goarch.org – May – June 2016 NEW YORK – An historic gathering for the Orthodox Christian Churches, the first of its kind in 1200 years, is being supported with both digital communications and a multilingual team of experts. A website, www.orthodoxcouncil.org, provides background information on the Holy and Great Council, which will meet in Crete […]

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Metropolitan Rastislav of Czech Lands and Slovakia on first irenic visit to Constantinople

May 20, 2016 Featured News
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www.basilica.ro – May 2016 Metropolitan Rastislav began Friday, 13 May 2016, his first irenic visit to the Orthodox Church of Constantinople, as Primate of the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia, the Press Office of the Ecumenical Patriarchate reported. The official reception of the delegation of the Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia […]

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Communiqué of the Ecumenical Patriarchate regarding the restoration of unity in the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia

January 16, 2016 Featured News
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16/1/15 The Holy and Sacred Synod further continued its deliberations today, January 14, 2016, chaired by His All-Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew. During this session, it was unanimously decided that, for the sake of restoring unity, Metropolitan Rastislav of Presov be recognized as Primate of the Orthodox Autocephalous Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia, on […]

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PATRIARCH KIRILL AND MOSCOW MAYOR SERGEI SOBYANIN TAKE PART IN 4TH INTERREGIONAL FESTIVAL OF SLAVIC ART “RUSSIAN FIELD”

July 27, 2015 Featured News
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill and Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin take part in 4th Interregional Festival of Slavic Art “Russian Field”

On 26 July 2015, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia attended the 4th Interregional Festival of Slavic Art “Russian Field,” organized at the Tsaritsyno Palace and Park Ensemble in Moscow. This year the Festival is dedicated to the millennium of the demise of the Holy Prince Vladimir, Equal-to-the-Apostles. In Tsaritsyno, the Primate […]

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Archimandrite Michail Dandár elected Archbishop of Czech Lands

November 25, 2014 Featured News

Prague, Nov. 23 (ČTK) — Michail Dandár was elected new Prague archbishop of the Orthodox Church in the Czech Lands, and his election ended the personnel disputes in the church, the Prague eparchy (diocese) office told the Czech News Agency (ČTK) today. The personnel disputes started after Bishop Kryštof was forced to step down as […]

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Representatives of the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia concelebrate with His Holiness Patriarch Kirill at the Laura of the Holy Trinity and St. Sergius

April 28, 2014 Featured News

On Bright Thursday, 24 April 2014, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of the Dormition in the Laura of the Holy Trinity and St. Sergius. The concelebrants included Archbishop Jurai of Michalovce and Košice, the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia, and archimandrite Serafim […]

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DECR chairman receives new representative of the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia

April 14, 2014 News

On April 10, 2014, a meeting took place between Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, and the newly appointed rector of the Moscow representation of the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia, Archimandrite Seraphim Shemyatovsky, who has come to serve in Moscow from Czechia. On […]

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The Patriarchate of Constantinople Does Not Recognize the Election of the New Head of the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia

April 7, 2014 Featured News

The main reason is canonical violations during elections. April 2, 2014. PRAVMIR. The Patriarchate of Constantinople has issued an  official statement on the election of the new head of the Orthodox Church of the  Czech Lands and Slovakia The communiqué, in part, states: 1. The Patriarchate of Constantinople does not recognize the election of the  […]

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New Primate of the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia Enthroned

February 10, 2014 Featured News

10/2/14 Delegation of the Russian Orthodox Church takes part in enthronement of the new Primate of the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia. The enthronement of His Beatitude Metropolitan Rastislav, the new Primate of the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia, took place at the Cathedral of St. Alexander Nevsky in […]

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Archbishop Rostislav of Prešov Elected as the Metropolitan Primate of the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia

January 12, 2014 Featured News
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OCP News Service 12/1/14 Europe: The extraordinary Synod held on 11th Januray 2014, has elected Archbishop  Rostislav of Prešov as the new head of  the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia. Forty nine delegates attended where 87% of the votes were made in favor of Archbishop Rostislav. Archbishop Rostislav also served as the Locum […]

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Primate of the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia Retires

April 14, 2013 Featured News

14/3/13 On April 12, 2013, the Moscow Patriarchate received an official communication regarding the session of the Holy Synod of the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia that met that day. It reports that at that meeting His Beatitude, Christopher, Archbishop of Prague and Metropolitan of the Czech Lands and Slovakia, petitioned for […]

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The Patriarch of Romania and Primate of the Czech Lands and Slovakia at Agapia Monastery

October 17, 2012 News

  15/10/2012 On 14 October 2012, in the afternoon, His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church and His Beatitude Hristofor, Primate Metropolitan of the Czech Lands and Slovakia visited Agapia Monastery, county of Neamt. The two Primates were accompanied by His Eminence Teofan, Metropolitan of Moldova and Bucovina and by His Grace Ioachim […]

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The Primate Metropolitan of the Czech Lands and Slovakia at the Romanian Patriarchate

October 17, 2012 Featured News

On 12th  October 2012, His Beatitude Daniel, Archbishop of Bucharest, Metropolitan of Munteniei and Dobrudgea, Locum Tenens of the Throne of Caesarea of Cappadocchia and Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, received, in the Patriarchal Cathedral, His Beatitude Hristofor, Archbishop of Prague and Metropolitan of the Czech Lands and Slovakia. His Beatitude Hristofor was met […]

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Metropolitan Hilarion in Slovakia and Czechia

December 10, 2011 News

On December 6, 2011, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, arrived to Slovakia for the celebrations marking the 60th anniversary of the Orthodox Church of the Czech Lands and Slovakia, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and on the invitation […]

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Primate of the Orthodox Church of Czech Lands and Slovakia sent a letter to Serbian Patriarch regarding the suffering of the Serbian people in Kosovo and Metohija

November 25, 2011 News

25/11/2011 Your Holiness We received Your letter and we have read it with brotherly love and attention and informed about it the Holy Synod of Our Orthodox Church of Czech Lands and Slovakia, our faithful and our public. All of us are well aware of the suffering of the Serbian people in Kosovo and Metohija […]

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All-night vigil at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior on the eve of the 65th anniversary of the Primate of the Russian Church

November 20, 2011 Featured News

19/11/2011 On19 November 2011, at the eve of the 65th anniversary of the Primate of the Russian Church, all night vigil was held at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior. Worship was led by Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill, His Holiness and Beatitude, Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II , Metropolitan Sawa of […]

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