Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill

Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill calls Putin era a “miracle of God”

February 9, 2012 Featured News

By Gleb Bryanski MOSCOW 8/2/2012 (Reuters) – The head of the Russian Orthodox church on Wednesday called the 12 years of Vladimir Putin’s rule a “miracle of God” and criticised his opponents, at a gathering where religious leaders heaped praise on the prime minister. Putin wants support from spiritual figures for his campaign to win […]

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Patriarch Kirill lauds Medvedev’s anti-corruption drive

December 23, 2011 News

23/12/2011 Combating corruption remains modern-day Russia’s top priority, Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill said after President Medvedev’s state-of the-nation address to the Federal Council in Moscow on Thursday. “One of the biggest headaches for ordinary people, corruption prompts public protests and negative reaction from the public. The fact that the President has outlined a concrete program […]

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Patriarch Kirill on pastoral visit to Tuva

September 1, 2011 Featured News

1/9/2011 Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill is on his first pastoral visit to the Russian republic of Tuva in Eastern Siberia, media reports said on Wednesday. Earlier in the day, Kirill arrived in the Tuvinian capital, Kyzyl, where he consecrated the Resurrection Cathedral. He is due to hold talks with representatives of the Buddhist mission in […]

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Russian exhibition opens in Mexico

May 13, 2011 News

12/5/2011 An exhibition of Russian icons and photographs opened its doors in the Mexican city of Toluki on Thursday in an event that coincided with the 65th birthday of Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill. Earlier, Metropolitan Antony of Mexico, Venezuela and the Caribbean, for his part, expressed hope that the exhibition will help Mexicans get a […]

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Patriarch Kirill consecrates St.Catherine Cathedral

June 28, 2010 News

Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill has consecrated the restored St.Catherine Catherdral outside St.Petersburg, media reports said on Sunday. The Cathedral was built in 1840 only to be blown up in 1939, when a monument to iconic Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin was constructed at the site. The reconstruction works began in 2005 in a …

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