MANY STATE DEPARTMENT CLAIMS ABOUT RUSSIA BASED ON BIASED INFORMATION—MET. HILARION

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Orthochristian.com - 4/10/17 Head of Moscow Patriarchate’s Synodal Department for External Church Relations Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev) of Volokolamsk has enumerated both the positives and negatives in the U.S. State Department’s recent report on the supposed infringement of religious freedoms in Russia. As previously reported, the ecclesial letter was sent to the U.S. embassy to be passed to Secretary ...

“UKRAINIAN PATRIARCHATE” IS A SCHISMATIC STRUCTURE—MET. HILARION

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Pravoslavie.ru - 28/6/17 Chairman of the Department for External Church Relations (DECR) Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeyev) spoke about the Church situation in Ukraine and the raiding activities of the schismatic “Kiev Patriarchate” in a recent interview with the Russian BBC, posted on the site of the DECR. “We never speak about relations ‘between the two patriarchates,’ because we do ...

HEADS OF ORTHODOX CHURCHES SPEAK OUT AGAINST UKRAINIAN ANTI-ORTHODOX DRAFT LAWS

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Pravoslavie.ru - May 2017 A number of hierarchs throughout the world have expressed their opposition to the two bills recently proposed in Ukraine, that would significantly hinder, if not forbid, the activity of the canonical Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate. Among the vocal hierarchs have been several primates of Local Churches, as well as ...