The Position of the Russian Orthodox Church concerning the arrest of Bishop Joanikije in Montenegro

Church of Serbia - 16/5/2020 In his comment to RIA Novosti news agency, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, expressed the position of the Russian Orthodox Church concerning the arrest in Montenegro of Bishop Joanikije of Budimlye-Niksic and seven clergymen from the cathedral in the city of Niksic. ...

Russian Orthodox Church in Pyongyang, North Korea (DPRK)

Tariq Dennison - 27/3/2020 A Vidoe posted on Youtube on Apr 23, 2014 A quick look inside the Russian Orthodox church built by Kim Jong-Il in 2006, explained by a Korean priest who studied in Moscow. The church is surrounded by a gate near another monument written in Russian, and mostly serves the Russian expat community in ...

Why did Stalin Rehabilitate the Russian Orthodox Church?

Russia Beyond - OLEG YEGOROV - December 2019 The Bolsheviks oppressed the Orthodox Church after seizing power in Russia – but Stalin, despite all his ruthlessness, changed things for better in this area. There is a legend saying that it was a miracle that saved Moscow in the winter of 1941, when the Germans were approaching the ...

OCP Envoys Received By Russian Orthodox Delegation

OCP News Service - 18/11/2019 Malankara-India: An Envoy of the Orthodoxy Cognate PAGE Society (Dr. Ajesh T Philip - Member of E.C and Chief Overseer of the Center for Orthodox Studies, Vipin Varghese - Director- Dept. of Public Relations and Information Services, and Tibin Chacko - Delegate of Malankara and the Indian Sub-Continent) was warmly received ...

Primate of Russian Orthodox Church meets with President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev

Patrirachia.ru - 17/11/2019 On 14th November 2019, in Baku, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Mr. Ilham Aliyev. The Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church had arrived in the capital of Azerbaijan to attend the 2nd Summit of World Religious Leaders in Baku. Taking part in the ...

Russian Church to Stop Commemorating Greek Prelates Who Commemorate or Recognize Ukrainian Non-canonical Schismatics

Patriarchia.ru - 21/10/19 On 17th October 2019, during a session of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church, a statement was adopted concerning the situation that arose in the Greek Orthodox Church after it convened on 12th October 2019 the extraordinary Council of Hierarchs on the Ukrainian church issue (Minutes No. 125). Members of the Holy Synod of ...

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, ...