The Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God Arrives in the Uzbekistan Metropoliate

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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 10/9/19 On Saturday, September 7, 2019, the Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God "of the Sign" arrived in Tashkent from its home in New York, in time for the celebration of the Day of the Mid-Asian Metropoliate Region ...

Statement of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church on the Situation in Montenegro

Patriarchia.ru - 7/8/19 The statement was adopted at the session of the Holy Synod on July 9, 2019 (min. 71). The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church expresses profound concern over the worsening situation with the dioceses of the Serbian Patriarchate in the territory of Montenegro where during several years the unity of Orthodoxy has been suffering from ...

Statement of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church on the situation in Montenegro

Church of Russia - 16/7/19 Russian Synod issues statement in support of persecuted Serbian Church in Montenegro The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church expresses its deep concern at the deterioration of the situation with the dioceses of the Serbian Patriarchate on the territory of Montenegro, where the unity of Orthodoxy has suffered for many years ...

Second Session of the Commission for Bilateral Dialogue between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Syriac Orthodox Church

The Syriac Orthodox Patriarchate - 20/2/19 The Second session of the Commission for Bilateral Dialogue between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Syriac Orthodox Church took place in the Syriac Orthodox Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh – Lebanon, on February 18–19, 2019, hosted by the Syriac Orthodox Church. It was chaired jointly by His Grace Bishop Flavian of ...

Two Thousand People Joins the Russian Orthodox Church in India

OCP News Service - 03/02/2019 India- Prayers are requested for Father Athanasius and the Russian Orthodox Mission Team in India. Russian Orthodox clergy and nuns from the USA, Canada, and Russia in India are in the process of baptizing around two thousand people into Orthodox Christianity, including fifty to hundred former Protestant Pastors. The mission was active ...

Letter of Support from OCP Society Presented to the Representative of the Russian Orthodox Church

OCP News Service - 21/12/18 Kerala- India: An official letter of support from Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE (Pan-Orthodox Christian Society) was handed over to Hieromonk Stephan Igmnov (Secretary to the Desk of Oriental Orthodox Church of the External Church Relations of the Moscow Moscow Patriarchate). The letter from the Executive Council of the Society is in support to the ...

There Was No “Legalization of Schism” in the Reestablishment of Unity Within the Russian Orthodox Church, but Mutual Forgiveness and Reconciliation

The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia - 18/11/18 Prayerfully empathizing with the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, we extend a brotherly kiss to the podvig of witness of His Beatitude Metropolitan Onouphry of Kiev and All Ukraine, the archpastors, clergymen and the entire faithful flock of the canonical ...

Third Annual Bilateral Dialogue between the Russian Orthodox Church & the Assyrian Church of the East – 2018

Assyrian Church of the East - 26/10/18 Members of the Commission for Bilateral Dialogue between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Assyrian Church of the East meet for the Commission’s 3rd annual dialogue in St Petersburg, Russia. His Grace Mar Awa Royel, Bishop of California, leads the Assyrian Church of the East representatives including, Cor-bishop George Toma, ...

Ukrainian Politicians Must Stop Meddling in Church Affairs – Archbishop

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Sputniknews - 31/8/18 MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Ukrainian politicians should be prevented from interfering in matters dealing with the church as well as from pushing their own agendas since the church was not a political organization, Archbishop Theophilos of Sebastia from the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem told Sputnik. "Ukraine's politicians should not be allowed to interfere in the affairs ...

Indian Orthodox faithful Dr. Cherian Eapen Honored by the Russian Orthodox Church

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  Tera Rus (OCP Delegate of Moscow and All Russia) - OCP News Service - 31/7/18 Moscow-Russia: Dr. Cherian Eapen, a faithful of the Indian Orthodox Malankara Church was honored with the award of Sergei Radonezh - first degree by His Holiness Kiril- Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia. Dr. Cherian Eapen was given the award for his ...

Epistle of Patriarch Kirill and the Holy Synod on the occasion of the 1,030th anniversary of the Baptism of Rus’

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Orthochristian.com - 28/7/18 Epistle of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill and the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church to the archpastors, clergy, monastics, and laity on the occasion of the 1,030th anniversary of the Baptism of Rus’ This document was adopted at the July 14, 2018 session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church. Blessed be ...

ORTHODOX HIERARCHS OFFER CONDOLENCES FOR DEADLY WILDFIRES IN GREECE

Orthochristian.com - 25/7/18 At least 80 have died and at least another 180 have been injured by the wildfires raging in Greece for several days already, making it the deadliest fire on record in Greece. Scores more have fled, and many are desperately searching for their loved ones. Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has declared three days of ...

High Church Distinction for Mrs. Eleonora Mitrofanova

Church of Serbia - 12/7/18 The Serbian Patriarch decorated Mrs. Eleonora Mitrofanova with the Order of Holy Empress Milica – Venerable Eugenia. The Russian state and the Russian Orthodox Church continue to help interior decoration of the Memorial Cathedral of Saint Sava in Belgrade. On the occasion of celebrating the Day of family, love and fidelity, July ...

NINE BUILDINGS OF CONCEPTION CONVENT IN MOSCOW RETURNED TO THE CHURCH

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Orthochristian.com - 25/6/18 Thousands of church and monastery buildings were confiscated and repurposed by the government throughout the USSR. Since its fall, the process of returning those buildings to their rightful owner—the Russian Orthodox Church—has been ongoing. The latest development in this process comes from late last month, when the Moscow Department of Municipal Property issued an order, ...

30th anniversary of canonization of St. Xenia celebrated in church she built

Orthochristian.com - 10/6/18 The most beloved saint of the Russian northern capital of St. Petersburg was festively celebrated on Wednesday on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of her glorification by the Russian Orthodox Church. St. Xenia of St. Petersburg is also one of the most beloved saints of the entire Russian Orthodox Church and enjoys worldwide veneration. The ...

ARCHBISHOP EVGENY OF VEREY ELECTED HEAD OF ESTONIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH

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Orthochristian.com - 30/5/18 Meeting in an extraordinary session today in Tallinn’s St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the Holy Synod of the Estonian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate elected His Eminence Archbishop Evgeny of Verey to the primatial see, reports the site of the Estonian Church. Abp. Evgeny has served as a vicar of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill, Chairman of ...

Patriarch Irinej of Serbia Receives the Prestigious Orthodox Unity Award

Church of Serbia - 26/5/18 On 23 May 2018 at the award ceremony of the International Fund for Unity of Orthodox Peoples held in the solemn hall of the Church Assemblies at the church of Christ the Saviour in Moscow, His Holiness Irinej was awarded with the high award of the Fund. He also addressed the ...

Russian Orthodox Church: Kiev Church Self-Rule Impossible Without Moscow Consent

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Sputniknews - 26/5/18 The global Orthodox community has been thrown into upheaval over the Ukrainian government's initiative to create a "single local church" which would separate Ukraine's largest Orthodox denomination from the Russian patriarchate. Speaking to Sputnik, Russian Orthodox Church spokesman Archpriest Nikolai Balashov explained what's at stake. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced last month that the Constantinople ...

On the brink of another Great Schism

Miodrag Lazarevic , Serbia - 19/5/17 In 1054 occurred the event which literally divided the world into Before and After. The Great Schism resulted in the separation of the Christianity into Roman Catholic Church with its center in Rome, and the Eastern Orthodox Church centered in Constantinople. The split that still finds no resolution is one of ...

Patriarch Abune Mathias of Ethiopia Received by Patriarch Kirill of Russia

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Yonas Geredew – (Delegate of Ethiopia and All Africa) OCP News Service - 18/5/8 Communiqué adopted at the results of the meeting between His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and His Holiness Patriarch and Catholicos Abune Mathias I of Ethiopia Moscow- Russia: His Holiness Abune Mathias – (Sixth Patriarch and Catholicos of Ethiopia, Archbishop ...

Patriarch Abune Mathias of Ethiopia Arrives in Moscow

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Yonas Geredew - (Delegate of Ethiopia and All Africa) OCP News Service - 16/5/18 Moscow- Russia: His Holiness Abune Mathias - (Sixth Patriarch and Catholicos of Ethiopia, Archbishop of Axum and Ichege of the See of Saint Taklehaimanot) has arrived in Russia for a 6-day official visit by the invitation of Patriarch Kirill of the Russian Orthodox ...