“Our Roots are in the Russian Church” – An Interview with Archimandrite Luke (Murianka)

Official Website of the Eastern America Dioscese of the ROCOR - 15/11/16 From September 21 to 25, 2016 the solemn celebrations took place in Moscow, dedicated to the 1,000-year anniversary of Russian monastic presence on Mount Athos. Archimandrite Luke (Murianka), rector and associate professor of Patrology at Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY, was invited to ...

Epistle of Patriarch Kyrill of Moscow & All Russia on the Occasion of Orthodox Youth Day

February 2015 On March 12, 2002, the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church resolved to hold Orthodox Youth Day on the feast of the Meeting of the Lord throughout the canonical territory of the Moscow Patriarchate. In conjunction with this, His Holiness Kyrill, Patriarch of Moscow & All Russia, has released his annual epistle, the ...

Patriarch of All the Northern Lands

October 2014 At a press conference in Moscow on 24 September, His Holiness Patriarch Kyrill answered questions from journalists about the Church. Particular attention was paid to the historical development of the Patriarchate itself. It was noted that when the Patriarchate was created in 1589 by all the Eastern Patriarchs, the title granted to the Russian ...