Patriarch Kirill prays for Andrey Karlov’s repose

Vestnik Kavkaza - 21/12/16 Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill has expressed condolences on the murder of Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov, Interfax-Religion reports. “God destined me to know the late ambassador personally. I vouch that Andrey Karlov performed his high diplomatic duty, tried to act in accordance with his patriotic and religious beliefs,” the Russian ...

Christians under pressure in West – Lavrov

Christians under pressure in West – Lavrov

Geneva, March 3, Interfax - Aggressive secularism is picking up pace in the West, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. “I can’t leave out problems which Christians have been experiencing in many counties, where it is deemed politically incorrect to speak about one’s Christian identity and where Christian values, the nucleus of European civilization, are being ...

West moves away from Russia as the country returns to Orthodoxy, Lavrov believes

June 2014 Moscow, June 5, Interfax – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov states that Russia returns to traditional spiritual values and it is one of the reasons why the West distances from it. “Surprisingly, they start operating the thesis that the Soviet Union with its Communist doctrine at least stayed in the system of ideas worked out ...

Russian Foreign Minister rejects accusations of imperial ambitions of the Russian Church

Moscow, May 29, Interfax - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Russia's position on the creation of "the Russian world" is being taken as imperial ambitions. “The idea of the Russian world promoted by the Russian state and the Russian Orthodox Church has no relation to imperial schemes. We are talking about keeping spiritual and cultural ...