An Avenue in Honor of Patriarch Alexy II to Appear in Moscow

October 2014 October 16, 2014. Sergei Sobyanin, the mayor of Moscow, has signed an act naming an avenue after Patriarch Alexy II. Interfax-Religion, the Russian news agency, has reported that the avenue is situated in the Orehovo-Borisovo District, which begins at the Kashirsky highway and continues to the main entrance of the Holy Trinity Church. The mayor has ...

Russian Church Outside of Russia holds service for late Patriarch Alexy, Metropolitan Laurus who reunited Russian Church

Late Patriarch Alexy and Late Metropolitan Larus

Moscow, May 17, Interfax - The Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, United States, has conducted a service for for Patriarch Alexy II of Moscow and All Russia and First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia (ROCOR) Metropolitan Laurus. The service in the run-up to the fifth anniversary of the reunion of the two ...

Memory of Patriarch Alexy II honoured

25/2/2012 Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has honoured the memory of his predecessor Patriarch Alexy II by holding a requiem service at Alexy’s tomb in Moscow. He said that Alexy II “carried the holy burden of his patriarchal duties at a very difficult time”. The greatest achievement of the patriarch who died 3 years ago was ...

St. Andrew the First-Called Foundation will help accomplish building of Orthodox church in Tallinn

Tallinn, October 27, Interfax - A little more than 3 million euro is needed to accomplish the building of an Orthodox church in Tallinn, major part of the sum will be granted by St.Andrew the First-Called Foundation, press service of the Estonian capital mayor office told Interfax. Such decision was at a conference with city mayor ...

The Cathedral of the Holy New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia Marks the Second Anniversary of the Death of His Holiness Patriarch Alexy II

Russian Church Outside Russia On Sunday, December 5, 2010, a pannikhida was performed in memory of His Holiness Patriarch Alexy II of Moscow and All Russia at the Cathedral of the Holy New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia in Munich, Germany. In November, 2007, His Holiness Patriarch Alexy II of Moscow and All Russia had performed ...

May 11 marked 100 days of service by Patriarch Kirill

Moscow, May 11, Interfax - This Monday, May 11, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia will mark his first 100 days of service.To this date, which the secular world traditionally considers the baseline to sum up the first results achieved by a public figure, correspondents of Interfax-Religion asked some well-known Russians to discuss how ...

Patriarch Alexy II’s personal diary to be published

Patriarch Alexy II was writing his diary all through his patriarchal ministry, in autumn 2009 it is going to be conveyed to the museum of Christ the Savior Cathedral and then it will be published, head of the Moscow Patriarchate Publishing Council Archpriest Vladimir Silovyev told Interfax-Religion.“His Holiness the Patriarch’s personal notes require further research ...

Patriarch Kirill have no urgent plans to see Pope

Moscow, January 28, Interfax - There is no meeting with Pope Benedict XVI on the immediate agenda of Kirill, who was elected on Tuesday as head of the Russian Orthodox Church, nor does Kirill take a different stance on the Vatican than late Patriarch Alexy II did, a Russian bishop said on Wednesday."Setting the ...

New Patriarch, Pope will meet once differences are resolved – Metropolitan Kirill

Moscow, January 26, Interfax - The position of the Russian Orthodox Church as to the possibility of meeting with the Pope remains unchanged, the Patriarchal Locum Tenens Metropolitan Kirill said."It is not a matter of the Patriarch's or the Pope's personality, there is the matter of certain realities that exist in the relations between ...

Next Patriarch will have to revive the churchism broadly, the Patriarchal Locum Tenens believes

Moscow, January 12, Interfax – Patriarchal Locum Tenens Metropolitan Kirill of Smolensk and Kaliningrad believes future patriarch will have to make changes in quality of church mission. “Today we have to revive churchism in the broad sense of the word – through theological education, missionary work, catechism, social work, church and public activity,” Metropolitan Kirill told Interfax-Religion when ...

Metropolitan Kirill congratulates believers on Orthodox Christmas

Moscow, January 6, Interfax - On the Eve of Orthodox Christmas, interim head of the Russian Orthodox Church Metropolitan Kirill of Smolensk and Kaliningrad congratulated Orthodox Christians."Today we recall how the Son of God came down to people so that each one of us could rejoin Him. But to allow this to happen, there must ...

Metropolitan Kirill congratulates believers on Orthodox Christmas

Moscow, January 6, Interfax - On the Eve of Orthodox Christmas, interim head of the Russian Orthodox Church Metropolitan Kirill of Smolensk and Kaliningrad congratulated Orthodox Christians."Today we recall how the Son of God came down to people so that each one of us could rejoin Him. But to allow this to happen, there must ...

Patriarch Alexy II urged to live the commandments and seek the truth in his last Christmas message written shortly before his death

Moscow, December 30, Interfax - Alexy II wished everyone peace, good health and success in good undertakings in coming New Year in his last Christmas greeting which he prepared, but didn't have a chance to address his flock. "Don't we often live as we will, leaving out the will of God and His commandments, relying ...