PATRIARCH, METROPOLITAN, AND PRESIDENT OFFER CONDOLENCES OVER METRO EXPLOSIONS

Pravoslavie.ru - 3/4/17 As previously reported, two explosions went off in the St. Petersburg metro this afternoon, leaving at least ten dead and fifty injured. The subway system has been completely shut down. His Holiness Patriarch Kirill has expressed his deepest condolences to the families of those killed in the explosions in the St. Petersburg metro, praying for ...

Russian Patriarch Blesses New Church Outside FSB Academy

2/8/2012 Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill has blessed the cornerstone of a new Orthodox church outside the walls of the academy of the Federal Security Service (FSB) in western Moscow. According to a press statement by the Patriarchate, the new church is being constructed "at the initiative of the leadership and students" of the academy. The patriarch's appearance highlights ...