Volunteer Defenders Union Day in the Mother See

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin - May 2017 On May 8, the Volunteer Defenders Union Day was celebrated in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. Under the presidency of His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; a Divine Liturgy was celebrated in the Mother Cathedral. The celebrant was His Grace Bishop Arshak Khachatryan. The ...

HEAD OF THE STATE AND PRIMATE OF THE RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH OPEN ‘ORTHODOX RUSSIA’ EXHIBITION IN MOSCOW

On 4 November 2015, the feast day of the Kazan icon of the Mother of God and the Day of National Unity, President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation and His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia led the opening of the 14th Public Forum and Exhibition this year called ‘Orthodox Russia. My ...

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 ...

The Victory in Great Patriotic War the God’s Miracle – Patriarch Kirill

The Victory in Great Patriotic War the God’s miracle – Patriarch Kirill

Moscow, May 6, Interfax - Victory of the Soviet people in the Great Patriotic War was granted by God's providence, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia believes. "It is impossible to explain this victory from the human point of view. The Church that perceives history of humanity through the prism of religious perception witnesses that ...

Patriarch Kirill honours memory of Great Patriotic War soldiers and victims of the 1930s mass starvation

On July 28, 2012, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia visited the Memorial of Eternal Glory at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Kiev and the memorial to the victims of the 1930s mass starvation. His Holiness laid wreaths at the memorials and said a prayer for the repose of ‘the commanders ...

Patriarch Kirill concludes his primatial visitation to Lugansk, Ukraine

16.09.2011 His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia concluded his primatial visitation to the diocese of Lugansk and Alchevsk, Ukraine, in the afternoon of September 15, 2011. He was seen off at the airport of Lugansk by Metropolitan Ioanniky of Lugansk and Alchevsk, Lugansk Regional Governor V. Pristiuk, and diocesan clergy. The Primate of the Russian ...

Tribute to the soldiers of the Great Patriotic War and the victims of mass Starvation

Patriarch Cyril paid tribute to the soldiers of the Great Patriotic War and the victims of mass Starvation in 1930's Translated Using Google Translate Service July 28, 2010 upon completion of the program pastoral visit to Ukraine Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Kirill visited Kiev memorial of Fame and a monument to victims of famine ...

Candle of Memory international action starts in Moscow Cathedral

Candle of Memory international action starts in Moscow cathedral on the eve of commemorating the first war Day Moscow. June 21, Interfax – Action Candle of Memory: June 22 will be held on Monday evening in 100 cities and towns of Russia, Ukraine and Byelorussia. The action starts in the Moscow Yelokhovo Cathedral where the first "candle ...