METROPOLITAN SERAPHIM OF PIRAEUS SUPPORTS HIERARCH PROSECUTED UNDER ANTI-DISCRIMINATION LAW

agionoros.ru - 10/4/16 Metropolitan Seraphim of Piraeus supports Metropolitan Alexander of Mantineia and Kynouria who will soon appear in court for his criticism of the law which legalizes same-sex “marriages." According to Metropolitan Seraphim, the activities of the Metropolitan of Mantineia and Kynouria “have inspired God’s people” for many decades. “He has taken care for his diocese wisely, ...

INTER-COUNCIL PRESENCE COMMISSION MEETS TO DISCUSS THE RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH’S ATTITUDE TO NON-ORTHODOXY AND OTHER FAITHS

Inter-Council Presence Commission meets to discuss the Russian Orthodox Church’s attitude to non-Orthodoxy and other faiths

July 16, 2015 – The Inter-Council Presence Commission met to discuss the attitude to non-Orthodoxy and other faiths at the conference hall of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations (DECR). The meeting was chaired by Metropolitan Alexander of Astana and Kazakhstan, head of the Metropolitan District in the Republic of Kazakhstan. The meetings was ...

HOLY SYNOD OF THE RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH MEETS FOR A REGULAR SESSION IN ST PETERSBURG

Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church meets for a regular session in St Petersburg

On July 13, 2015, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church has met for its regular session at the historic building of the Governing Synod in St Petersburg. It is chaired by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia. Patriarch Kirill addressed the Synod, noting in particular, ‘Once a year we hold a ...

Metropolitan Hilarion completes his working visit to Kazakhstan

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 ...

Archbishop Nifon of Philippopolis, representative of Patriarch of Antioch to Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, was awarded the Order of Metropolitan District in the Republic of Kazakhstan

On 23 July 2012, at the Moscow Metochion of the Church of Antioch, Archbishop Nifon of Philippopolis, representative of the Patriarch of the Great Antioch and All the East to the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, met with Metropolitan Alexander of Astana and Kazakhstan, head of the Russian Orthodox Church’s Metropolitan district in the ...