Russian Church is one of the main receivers of presidential grants

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Moscow, December 21, Interfax - The Russian Orthodox Church is one of the main receivers of presidential grants, the Center for Economic and Political Reforms says in its report posted on its website. According to its information, at least 63 grants were allotted for Orthodox themes in 2013-2015, their sum totals to $3,6 million. Structures of ...

HIS HOLINESS PATRIARCH KIRILL PRESIDES AT THE OPENING OF INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE “PRINCE VLADIMIR. CHOICE OF CIVILIZATION”

December 2015 The International research and practical conference, “Prince Vladimir. Choice of Civilization” opened at the Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies in Moscow on November 18, 2015. His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia presided at the opening ceremony. Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church ...

PATRIARCH KIRILL MEETS WITH DELEGATIONS OF LOCAL ORTHODOX CHURCHES

On July 27, 2015, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the delegations of Local Orthodox Churches, who came to Moscow for the millennium of the demise of the Holy Prince Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostles. There were delegations of the Orthodox Churches of Constantinople, Alexandria, Antioch, Jerusalem, Georgia, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Greece, Albania, ...

GRAND RECEPTION AT KREMLIN ON THE OCCASION OF THE MILLENNIUM OF THE DEMISE OF PRINCE VLADIMIR

July 28, 2015 – A grand reception was given in the Kremlin by the President of Russia on the occasion of the millennium of the demise of the Holy Prince Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostles. Present at the reception were His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, permanent members of the Holy Synod, heads of the ROC ...

MESSAGE BY PATRIARCH KIRILL ON THE OCCASION OF THE MILLENNIUM OF THE DEMISE OF THE HOLY PRINCE VLADIMIR EQUAL-TO-THE-APOSTLES

July 2015 His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has sent a Message to Archpastors, Pastors, Deacons, Monks and Nuns, and All the Faithful of the Russian Orthodox Church on the occasion of the millennium of the demise of the Holy Prince Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostle: Beloved in Christ archpastors, all-honourable presbyters and deacons, pious monks and nuns, ...

EVENTS DEVOTED TO HOLY PRINCE VLADIMIR IN ROMANIAN CAPITAL

July 15, 2015 – the Russian Science and Culture Center in Bucharest presented a program devoted to the memory of one of the brightest statesmen of Old Rus’, as part of the events to honour the memory of the Holy Prince Vladimir Equal-to-the-Apostle, the Baptizer of Russia. The guests saw the first part of the Romanian ...

CELEBRATIONS MARKING MILLENNIUM OF PRINCE VLADIMIR’S DEMISE BEGIN IN KAZAN

On 27 March 2015, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, arrived in Kazan with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia to take part in the celebrations marking the millennium of the demise of the Holy Prince Vladimir, Equal-to-the-Apostles. Meeting the high guests ...

The Prince Vladimir Youth Association

January 2015 In his epistle on the forthcoming 1000 th anniversary of the repose of Holy Prince Vladimir, Equal-to-the-Apostle, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia announced a series of celebrations to be held in Russia to mark the memory of the Enlightener of Rus. On this anniversary, the Prince Vladimir Youth Association was founded ...

Patriarch Kirill asks Poroshenko to stop war : Prays for its victims

Ukraine, so dear to my heart, is the heir and treasurer of the behests of St. Prince Vladimir, the baptizer of Rus. Moscow, August 25, Interfax - Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has greeted Ukrainian President Pyotr Poroshenko on Ukraine's Independence Day. “Once and again I am calling on you to do everything possible for ...

Patriarch Kirill presents Patriarch Theophilos with Order of St Vladimir, Equal-to-the-Apostles

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29/5/13 On 24 May 2013, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia presented His Beatitude Patriarch Theophilos III of the Holy City of Jerusalem and All Palestine with the Order of the Holy Prince Vladimir, Equal-to-the-Apostles. The ceremony took place at the Throne Hall of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour. Members of the delegation, ...

Primates of the Russian, Georgian and Ukrainian Orthodox Churches celebrated a prayer service at St Vladimir’s Hill

27/7/2011 On July 27, the eve of commemoration of the Holy and Equal-to-the-Apostles Vladimir, the Primates of the Russian, Georgian and Ukrainian Orthodox Churches a prayer service at St Vladimir's Hill at the foot of the monument to the Baptizer of Rus. Praying at S Vladimir's Hill also were the bishops of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, members ...

Russian Church: centuries-old traditions Live On

Mikhail Aristov 25/7/2011 July 28 is celebrated in Russia as the Day of Christianization. On this day, the Russian Orthodox Church commemorates Prince Vladimir, who, in the year 899, made Christianity Russia’s official religion and who was later canonized for this. Last year, by the president’s decree, this day was made a national holiday. Father Georgy Zavershinskiy, who ...

Commemoration of the Holy and Equal to the Apostles Prince Vladimir

On the eve of commemoration of the Holy and Equal to the Apostles Prince Vladimir His Holiness Patriarch Kirill celebrated All-Night Vigils at Kyiv Caves Monastery On July 27, on the eve of commemoration of the Holy and Equal to the Apostles Prince Vladimir, the Baptizer of Rus, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All ...