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Epistle of Patriarch Kirill and the Holy Synod on the occasion of the 1,030th anniversary of the Baptism of Rus’

July 28, 2018 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 28/7/18 Epistle of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill and the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church to the archpastors, clergy, monastics, and laity on the occasion of the 1,030th anniversary of the Baptism of Rus’ This document was adopted at the July 14, 2018 session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox […]

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Moscow: Triumphant Patriarchal Liturgy at Christ the Saviour church

May 26, 2018 Featured

Church of Serbia – 26/5/18 On the feast-day of Saints Cyril and Methodius, Serbian and Russian Patriarchs officiated the Divine Liturgy in the church of Christ the Saviour. On the feast-day of Saints Cyril and Methodius, Slavic Enlighteners, 24 May 2018, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and His Holiness Archbishop of […]

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Patriarch Abune Mathias of Ethiopia Received by Patriarch Kirill of Russia

May 18, 2018 Featured
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Yonas Geredew – (Delegate of Ethiopia and All Africa) OCP News Service – 18/5/8 Communiqué adopted at the results of the meeting between His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and His Holiness Patriarch and Catholicos Abune Mathias I of Ethiopia Moscow- Russia: His Holiness Abune Mathias – (Sixth Patriarch and Catholicos of […]

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PATRIARCH KIRILL VISITS KEMEROVO TO COMFORT THOSE MOURNING ON 40TH DAY OF SHOPPING MALL TRAGEDY

May 7, 2018 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 7/5/18 His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia arrived in Kemerovo yesterday for the 40th day of the tragedy that occurred in the Winter Cherry Shopping Mall on Sunday March 25, reports RIA-Novosti. A fire broke out at the 4-story mall at about 5:00 PM, claiming the lives of 60 people, including 41 children, […]

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JIHADISTS THREATEN PATRIARCH KIRILL AND PRESIDENT PUTIN IN NEW PROPAGANDA POSTERS

February 28, 2018 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 28/2/18 New propaganda posters from the jihadi organization ISIS are taking aim at His Holiness Patriarch Kirill and President Vladimir Putin of Russia in particular, as well as America and London, reports orthodoxia.info with reference to the SITE Intelligence Group. The new poster against the Russian spiritual and political leaders shows the pair in crosshairs, with the […]

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MAIN ASCENSION MOSAIC IN DOME OF ST. SAVA’S CATHEDRAL IN BELGRADE FESTIVELY UNVEILED

February 26, 2018 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 26/2/18 The festive ceremony of the transferring of the Ascension mosaic for the inside of the main dome of St. Sava’s Cathedral in Belgrade was held yesterday. The icon was made by a collective of Russian artists under the direction of the People’s Artist of the Russian Federation N. A. Mukhin, reports the site […]

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FIVE WOMEN SHOT DEAD OUTSIDE CHURCH IN DAGESTAN IMMEDIATELY AFTER RITE OF FORGIVENESS

February 20, 2018 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 20/2/18 An armed criminal opened fire on parishioners leaving the Cathedral of St. George the Victorious in the city of Kizlyar in the Russian republic of Dagestan yesterday evening. The faithful had just finished the Rite of Forgiveness when they were fired upon, resulting in the deaths of five innocent women. Two other parishioners […]

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PRESIDENT POROSHENKO THANKS MET. ONUPHRY FOR HELP IN RELEASING CAPTIVES

January 24, 2018 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 24/1/18 His Beatitude Metropolitan Onuphry of Kiev and All Ukraine, the primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, met with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Saturday at the presidential administrative offices. The meeting was also attended by the Presidential Representative to the Trilateral Contact Group Irinia Gerascheno. The topic of the meeting was the process […]

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PAT. KIRILL ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT ON EXCHANGE OF PRISONERS IN DONBASS

December 26, 2017 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 26/12/17 In a statement made after his recent meeting at Moscow’s Danilovsky Monastery with leaders of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic and the Lugansk People’s Republic, as well as the head of the public movement “Ukrainian Choice—the People’s Right,” Viktor Medvedchuk, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia spoke about the agreement […]

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Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with Primates of Local Orthodox Churches

December 7, 2017 Featured

Church of Serbia – mospat.ru – 7/12/17 In the evening of 4 December 2017, at his Novo-Ogaryovo residence, the President of the Russian Federation, Mr. Vladimir Putin, met with His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and the Primates and heads of the delegations of the Local Orthodox Churches who had come to […]

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“THE WEST IS ABANDONING GOD,” PAT. KIRILL TELLS NEW U.S. AMBASSADOR TO RUSSIA

November 18, 2017 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 18/11/17 His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with newly-appointed American ambassador to Russia John Huntsman at the patriarchal residence yesterday to discuss matters of relations between the two countries and of the fate of suffering Christians around the world, reportspatriarchia.ru. Welcoming the guest, Pat. Kirill noted that the Russian Church […]

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Russian Church has 180 million faithful; 36,000 churches; 1,000 monasteries; 56 seminaries—pat. Kirill

November 1, 2017 News
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OrthoChristian.com – 1/11/17 On an official visit to the Romanian Orthodox Church last week, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia spoke of the rebirth of Orthodoxy in both Russia and Romania, following the fall of communism in both countries. According to the primate, the number of faithful included in the flock of the […]

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PATRIARCH AND PRESIDENT OPEN “WALL OF SORROW” MEMORIAL FOR VICTIMS OF REPRESSION

November 1, 2017 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 1/11/17 A monument dedicated to the victims of political repression was opened yesterday in Moscow by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and President Vladimir Putin. The patriarch urged all gathered for the opening of the “Wall of Sorrow” to never forget the terrible repressions of the previous century, and that […]

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RELICS OF ST. SERAPHIM OF SAROV ARRIVE IN ROMANIA

October 28, 2017 Featured
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Orthochristian.com – 28/10/17 His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel of Romania headed the transferal of the reliquary containing a portion of the relics of St. Seraphim of Sarov to the spiritual center of the Romanian Patriarchate yesterday, reports patriarchia.ru. After meeting at the Bucharest airport, the primates arrived at […]

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Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk meets with His Holiness Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople

September 22, 2017 News
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Church of Serbia – 22/9/17 On 18 September 2017, with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, arrived in Istanbul. At the airport, he was met by Mr. Andrey Podelyshev, Consul General of the Russian Federation […]

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MONUMENT TO 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF MP-ROCOR REUNION CONSECRATED AT CHRIST THE SAVIOR CATHEDRAL

June 22, 2017 Featured
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  Photo: Patriarchia.ru   Pravoslavie.ru – 21/6/17 After serving the Divine Liturgy at Christ the Savior Cathedral on Sunday, June 18, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia consecrated the new monument “Reunification,” dedicated to the signing of the Act of Canonical Communion between the Moscow Patriarchate and the Russian Orthodox Church Outside […]

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A Delegation of the Russian Church Abroad Meets with President Putin

May 27, 2017 News
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 27/5/17 On May 25, 2017, the feast of the Ascension of the Lord, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia performed the rite of the great consecration of the Church of the Resurrection of Christ and […]

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The Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Consecrates the Church of the Resurrection of Christ and the Holy New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia in Moscow’s Sretensky Monastery

May 27, 2017 Featured
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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 27/5/17 On May 25, 2017, the feast of the Ascension of the Lord, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia performed the rite of the great consecration of the Church of the Resurrection of Christ and […]

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ST. NICHOLAS ONCE SAVED MET. HILARION FROM DEATH, THE HIERARCH BELIEVES

May 23, 2017 News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 23/5/17 Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev), head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, has related a story of miraculous help from St. Nicholas in his life, reports Interfax-Religion. “It was in Lithuania,” he said, speaking on the “Church and the World” program on TV station Russia-24. “I was a young priest, with […]

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ORTHODOXY IS NON-NEGOTIABLE FOR MOLDOVA—PRESIDENT DODON

May 11, 2017 News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 11/5/17 President Igor Dodon of Moldova says there are four things that are absolutely non-negotiable for his country. “I always tell all our partners that there are three or four things which I can never allow to be up for negotiation,” including the nation’s Orthodox faith, Dodon stated, reports Interfax-Religion. Continuing, Dodon said […]

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ICON OF ST. LUKE OF SIMFEROPOL DELIVERED TO INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION

April 25, 2017 News
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Pravoslavie.ru – 25/4/17 An icon of St. Luke (Voyno-Yasenetsky) the Physician, of Simferopol, one of the most beloved Russian saints of the twentieth century, was delivered to the International Space Station on April 20. The icon was taken aboard the Soyuz MC-04 by Russian astronaut Feodor Yurchikhin and American astronaut Jack Fisher, reports the site […]

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