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FIRST IN 2015 SESSION OF THE HOLY SYNOD TAKES PLACE UNDER CHAIRMANSHIP OF HIS HOLINESS PATRIARCH KIRILL

May 7, 2015 Featured News

On 5 May 2-15, the first in 2015 session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church began its work under chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia at the Patriarchal and Synodal resident in St. Daniel’s Monastery. His Holiness greeted members of the Holy Synod with a Paschal greeting […]

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SESSION OF THE SUPREME COUNCIL OF THE RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH TAKES PLACE UNDER CHAIRMANSHIP OF HIS HOLINESS PATRIARCH KIRILL

April 30, 2015 Featured News

On 29 April 2015, a regular session of the Supreme Church Council of the Russian Orthodox Church began its work at the Hall of the Supreme Church Council at the Church of Christ the Saviour in Moscow under the chairmanship of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia. His Holiness opened the meeting […]

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SPEECH BY PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM ON THE OCCASION OF THE COMMEMORATION OF THE ARMENIA GENOCIDE

April 28, 2015 Featured News

April 2015 Your Beatitude Patriarch Nourhan, Your Eminences, Your Graces, Beloved Members of our Respective Brotherhoods, Dear Members of the Armenian Community of the Holy Land, Ladies and Gentlemen, We gather on this solemn occasion to remember one of the great atrocities of the 20th century – a century that was marked by many horrendous […]

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HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM WELCOMES DEANS OF ANGLICAN CHURCH

April 28, 2015 Featured News

On the morning of Tuesday the 8th/21st of April 2015, Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem welcomed a group of fifty Deans of the Anglican Church. The Deans were accompanied by their spouses and Dean Hosam of the Anglican Church in Jerusalem. The members of the group had visited the Holy Land in order to gain knowledge […]

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PATRIARCH KIRILL MEETS WITH GENERAL SECRETARY OF WORLD COUNCIL OF CHURCHES

April 25, 2015 Featured News

April 22, 2015 – His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the Secretary General of the World Council of Churches (WCC), the Rev. Dr. Olav Fykse Tveit. Participating in the meeting at St. Daniel’s Monastery were also Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate department for external church relations, […]

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PATRIARCH KIRILL’S CONDOLENCES OVER THE MURDER OF THIRTY ETHIOPIAN CHRISTIANS IN LIBYA

April 22, 2015 Featured News

April 2015 His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has expressed condolences over the murder of thirty Ethiopian Christians. His Holiness Abune Mathias Patriarch-Catholicos of Ethiopia Your Holiness, With grief and deep pain I have received the news about the brutal murder of thirty Christians of your flock in Libya. Again and again […]

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ADDRESS BY THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM AT THE YOM HASHOAH CEREMONY AT THE B’NAI B’RITH MARTYRS’ FOREST JERUSALEM

April 21, 2015 Featured News

April 2015 Your Excellency Mr. Ambassador, Mr. Schneider, Members of the Diplomatic Corps, Rabbi Negrin, Mr. Constantinis, Mr. Batis, Leaders of the B’nai B’rith Organization, Esteemed Guests from Greece, Ladies and Gentlemen, We are honoured to address this distinguished gathering on this important and moving occasion, We remember today Rabbi Moshe Pesaeh of Volos, as […]

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THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM PARTICIPATES IN EVENT OF THE COMMEMORATION OF JEWISH VICTIMS OF NAZISM

April 21, 2015 Featured News

On the morning of Easter Thursday, the 3rd/16th of April 2015, the B’nai B’rith Organisation and Keren Kayemet Le – Israel hosted an event in the memory of World War II Jewish victims of Nazism in Greece, mainly Volos. The event was also held in honour of rabbi Pesah of Volos who, in collaboration with […]

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PATRIARCH KIRILL MEETS WITH PALESTINIAN PRESIDENT MAHMOUD ABBAS

April 17, 2015 Featured News

April 13, 2015 – His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the President of the State of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas. The guest was accompanied by Mr. Saeb Erekat, member of the Palestine Liberation Organization executive committee, and Palestinian Ambassador to Russia Mr. Fayed Mustafa. Participating in the meeting were also Metropolitan […]

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PASCHAL MESSAGE BY PATRIARCH KIRILL OF MOSCOW AND ALL RUSSIA

April 11, 2015 Featured News

11/4/15 Paschal Messag by Patriarch KIRILL of Moscow and All Russia to the Archpastors, Pastors, Deacons, Monks and Nuns and All the Faithful Children of the Russian Orthodox Church. Beloved in the Lord my brothers the archpastors, all-honourable fathers, pious monks and nuns, dear brothers and sisters! It is with joy that I greet you with […]

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EASTER MESSAGE OF HIS BEATITUDE PATRIARCH THEOPHILOS OF JERUSALEM

April 8, 2015 Featured News

April 2015 THEOPHILOS III By God’s Mercy Patriarch of the Holy City of Jerusalem and all Palestine, to the entire flock of the Church in grace and mercy and peace from the All-holy and Life-giving Sepulcher of the Resurrected Christ. “Christ rose from the dead, the commencement of the departed, the First-Born of creation and […]

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HIS HOLINESS PATRIARCH KIRILL’S CONDOLENCES OVER THE DEATH OF CATHOLICOS-PATRIARCH OF THE ASSYRIAN CHURCH OF THE EAST, MAR DINKHA IV

March 31, 2015 Featured News
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the death of Catholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East, Mar Dinkha IV

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia expressed his condolences over the demise of theCatholicos-Patriarch of the Assyrian Church of the East, Mar Dinkha IV. The Holy Synod of the Assyrian Church of the East Your Eminences and Excellencies, We are grieved by the news about the demise of His Holiness Catholicos-Patriarch Mar […]

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THE NAME DAY OF HIS BEATITUDE THEOPHILOS – PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM

March 30, 2015 Featured News

March 2015 On Saturday the 8th/21st of March 2015, the Name Day of Patriarch Theophilos of Jerusalem was observed one day earlier than usual, on the commemoration of the Holy Forty Martyrs who had suffered a martyr’s death in Lake Sebaste of Caesarea, Pontus. The feast was observed as a Small Parrhesia. A’ Vespers The […]

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HIS HOLINESS PATRIARCH KIRILL’S CONDOLENCES OVER THE DEMISE OF SINGAPORE’S FIRST PRIME MINISTER, MR. LEE KUAN YEW

March 28, 2015 News
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill’s condolences over the demise of Singapore’s first Prime Minister, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew

28/3/15 His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia sent a message of condolences to the President of the Republic of Singapore, Mr. Tony Tan Keng Yam, over the death of the country’s first Prime Minister, Mr. Lee Kuan Yew. HIS EXCELLENCY TONY TAN KENG YAM PRESIDENT REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE Your Excellency, dear Mr. President, […]

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THE PATRIARCH OF ALEXANDRIA AT THE MOROCCAN CAPITAL RABAT

March 26, 2015 Featured News

On Monday 23 March 2015, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa continued his pastoral visit to Morocco in the capital, Rabat. IN the morning, together with his entourage, he visited the Mohamed V Mausoleum, where he laid a wreath of honour, as is custom, on the tombs of the […]

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PATRIARCH JOHN X OF ANTIOCH THANKS THE RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH FOR HOSPITALITY

March 18, 2015 News
Patriarch John X of Antioch thanks the Russian Orthodox Church for hospitality

18/3/15 His Beatitude John X, Patriarch of Great Antioch and All the East, sent a letter to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, expressing gratitude for brotherly Christian love and Abraham’s hospitality according him during his visit to the Russian Orthodox Church. Among the highlights of Patriarch John’ visit was the prize […]

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HIS BEATITUDE THE PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM LEADS SECOND SALUTATIONS IN EILABUN

March 15, 2015 Featured News

On the evening of Friday, 21 February/6 March 2015, H.B. Theophilos, Patriarch of Jerusalem, led the service of the Salutations of Theotokos at the Monastery of St George, of the Patriarchate’s Rum Orthodox Arab-speaking Community in Eilabun, Northern Israel. In this town, of a population of approximately 3.000, the Rum Orthodox Community numbers 600 members. […]

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ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE PATRIARCHATE OF JERUSALEM ON PATRIARCH IRENAIOS

March 10, 2015 Featured News

10/3/15 The Patriarchate of Jerusalem wishes to clarify that the former Patriarch of Jerusalem, Monk Irineos, has opted for self-imposed seclusion. The responsibility for visits paid to him lies with the Israeli Police. From the Secretariat-General Source:  

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ON SUNDAY OF ORTHODOXY, PATRIARCH KIRILL CELEBRATES LITURGY AT THE CHURCH OF CHRIST THE SAVIOUR

March 3, 2015 Featured News

On March 1, 2015, the Day of the Triumph of Orthodoxy, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia celebrated the Liturgy of St Basil the Great and the Office of the Triumph of Orthodoxy at the Cathedral Church of Christ the Saviour. Among his concelebrants were many bishops and priests as well as […]

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PRIMATE OF COPTIC CHURCH THANKS HIS HOLINESS PATRIARCH KIRILL FOR CONDOLENCES OVER MASS KILLING OF CHRISTIANS IN LIBYA

March 3, 2015 Featured News
Primate of Coptic Church thanks His Holiness Patriarch Kirill for condolences over mass killing of Christians in Libya

On 19 February 2015, the head of the Coptic Church, Patriarch Tawadros II, sent the following message to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia: To Patriarch Kirill Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live” […]

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LETTER OF CONDOLENCES FROM POPE THEODOROS II TO THE COPTIC PATRIARCH

February 22, 2015 Featured News

LETTER OF CONDOLENCES TO COPTIC PATRIARCH On 16 February 2015, His Beatitude Theodoros II, Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa sent a letter to the Coptic Patriarch Tawadros II, expressing his sincere condolences and full support for the 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians, victims of the religious fundamentalism and human atrocity in Libya. The […]

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