Serbian Patriarch received the Ambassador of the Russian Federation

Church of Serbia - 31/12/17 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, received His Excellency Aleksander Chepurin, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Serbia at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade on 26 December 2017. The distinguished Ambassador Chepurin thanked His Holiness for a cordial audience during which the Serbian Patriarch congratulated to His Excellency the forthcoming Great feast-days of ...

Putin Expresses Condolences to Trump Over Texas Church Shooting

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Sputniknews - 7/11/17 At least 26 people were killed as a result of a mass shooting during a service in a church in the US state of Texas on Sunday. MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russia shares the sorrow of those who lost their beloved in the dreadful massacre, and hopes for a speedy recovery of those who were wounded, Vladimir Putin said ...

MONUMENT TO PRINCE VLADIMIR OPENED ON DAY OF PEOPLE’S UNITY IN MOSCOW

Pravoslavie.ru - 6/11/16 More pics here: Vladimir Putin and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia opened a monument to the holy Equal-to-the-Apostles Great Prince Vladimir, the Baptizer of Russia, on Borovitskaya Square, reports the president’s website. The monument was erected by the initiative of the Russian Military-Historical Society and the Moscow government. The author of the project ...

PRESIDENT OF RUSSIA PRESENTS METROPOLITAN HILARION OF VOLOKOLAMSK WITH A STATE AWARD

DECR Communication Service - September 2016 Metropolitan Juvenaly of Krutitsy and Kolomna and Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, permanent members of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church, received awards from the hands of the President of the Russian Federation. The award ceremony took place on September 22, 2016, at the Ekaterininsky Hall in the Kremlin. ‘The ...

Russia and the Vatican: Why the Holy See Seeks Cooperation With Moscow

www.sputniknews.com - May 2016 Moscow and the Holy See are working together on the issue of moral values and persecuted Christians. This cooperation is beneficial for both parties, from a diplomatic and political viewpoint, the French newspaper Le Figaro wrote. According to Le Figaro, since the end of the Cold War, the Vatican has always been willing to hold a dialogue ...

Putin the ‘Only Defender of Christianity’ – Bashar Assad

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www.sputniknews.com - 18/11/15 Syrian President Bashar Assad considers Russia’s Vladimir Putin as the “only defender of Christian civilization one can trust.” “When I look at the present state of things in the world I realize that Vladimir Putin is the sole defender of Christian civilization one can rely on,” Assad said in an interview with French magazine Valeurs Actuelles. The Syrian leader also said that ...

Russian President Vladimir Putin Arrives in Armenia to attend Genocide Centenary

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Dr Rubin (OCP Delegate of Yerevan and All Armenia) OCP News Service Yerevan: President Vladimir Putin of Russia has arrived in Yerevan, the Capital City of Armenia to take part in the 100th anniversary celebrations of the Armenian Genocide. He was received by Serzh Sargsyan - the President of Armenia. A high level Russian delegations is there with the ...

Not enough is being done to protect Christians in Middle East – Putin

Not enough is being done to protect Christians in Middle East – Putin

Interfax-religion - April 2015 Moscow, April 16, Interfax - Russian President Vladimir Putin said the situation in the Middle East for Christians is terrible and the international community is not taking enough steps to protect them. “As to the Middle East and Christians, the situation is terrible. We have spoken about it many times and we believe that ...

Vladimir Putin: Whoever loves Russia should desire freedom for it

December 2014 In His address to the Federal Assembly, President Putin cited the Orthodox philosopher and national thinker Ivan Ilyin: “The more actively citizens participate in the construction and ordering of their lives, the more independent they are both economically and politically, and the greater potential there is for Russia,” the President said. “I will cite here ...

Vladimir Putin elected as the most power person in the world for the second time in a row

Tera Rus (OCP Delegate of Russia) OCP News Service 6/11/14 Also read: Vladimir Putin the beloved Son of Orthodox Christianity elected as the most powerful World Leader of 2013 Moscow: The Forbes magazine has elected Russian President Vladimir Putin as the most powerful Person in the world for the second year running. Despite of the western criticisms, Putin has ...

Grand Welcome for Vladimir Putin in Serbia : Meets Patriarch, President and Prime Minister

  October 2014 President of the Russian Federation visited today Belgrade, where he met with President of the Republic of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic and Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic. Serbian Patriarch Irenaeus and President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin met today at the Palace Serbia in Belgrade, in front of which the military parade had been held ...

Patriarch Kirill Thanks Vladimir Putin for His Attention to the Church

Pravmir.ru - October 2014 October 7. His Holiness, Patriarch Kirill, congratulated Vladimir Putin, President of Russia, on his birthday. The press office of the Moscow Patriarchate reported that His Holiness, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, sent a letter to Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation, congratulating him on his birthday, in which he expressed his ...

Russian School Opens in Bethlehem

Russian School Opens in Bethlehem

PRAVMIR. August 29, 2014. On September 1st, the head of the Imperial Orthodox Palestine Society (IOPS) Sergei Stepashin will open a school on a street named after Vladimir Putin in Bethlehem. This is the first Russian school in the last hundred years opened in the Holy Land. Until 1914, about a hundred of these schools were ...

Vladimir Putin the beloved Son of Orthodox Christianity elected as the most powerful World Leader of 2013

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R), Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (L) and his wife Svetlana (C) attend an Orthodox Easter service conducted by the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill in the Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Moscow May 5, 2013. Photo: Reuters

Kisha D Dorado (OCP Delegate of Serbia, Balkan and East Europe Region) OCP News Service 4/2/14 Global: Russian President Vladimir Putin has been elected as the most powerful world leader/personalities for the year 2013 by Forbes Magazine. President Obama of USA stands second, Xi Jinginping the Secretary of Chinese Community Party stands third followed by Pope ...

Bishop of Lviv Urges Putin to Withdraw Troops from Ukraine

5/3/14 The head of the Lviv Eparchy of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church-Moscow Patriarchate (UOC-MP) Bishop Filaret (Kucherov) sent Vladimir Putin a request to withdraw Russian troops from Ukraine. The text of the statement was published on the Lviv eparchy’s website. Dear Vladimir Vladimirovich! On behalf of the general public of Lviv, priests, and believers I am compelled to send you an appeal, in which ...

Roman Catholics spreading “prayer books of a revolutionary” on Maidan

February 2014 Roman Catholics are stoking the passions on the Maidan in Kiev, states the head of press service of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Vasily Anisimov, reports Interfax-Religion. Maidan is being spiritually guided by Uniates, schismatics, and sectarians, according to Vasily Anisimov. "The degree of their leaders’ hatred of often goes beyond limits. Even Vladimir Putin in Brussels ...

World leaders should unite to end anti-Christian persecution, Vladimir Putin says

MOSCOW, August 1, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Vladimir Putin has urged the world’s political leaders to stop the violent persecutions against Christians that have erupted in many Middle Eastern countries. Speaking at a meeting with Orthodox Christian leaders in Moscow last week, the Russian President said he noted “with alarm” that “in many of the world’s regions, ...

Bulgarian, Russian Patriarchs Call for Orthodox Unity

27/7/13 New Bulgarian Patriarch Neofit has met with Russian Patriarch Kiril in Moscow, the Holy Synod of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church informs. The Patriarch is leading the Bulgarian delegation which is taking part in the celebrations of the 1025th anniversary of the converting of Russia to Christianity, the so-called "Baptism of Russia." The delegation will be in Moscow ...

Bulgarian Patriarch to Meet with Putin during 1st Trip Abroad

20/7/13 The first visit abroad of the new Bulgarian Patriarch Neofit will be in Moscow, the Bulgarian Orthodox Church informs. The Patriarch is to lead a delegation which will take part in the celebrations of the 1025th anniversary of the converting of Russia to Christianity, the so-called "Baptism of Russia." The delegation will be in Moscow between July 23 and 30. The invitation has been extended by the Moscow Patriarchy. During the visit, Neofit will meet with Russian Patriarch Kiril and ...

Putin to Visit Mount Athos

Christina Flora - 27/6/13 Russian President, Vladimir Putin, is going to visit the Aegean on the yacht of an entrepreneur friend. Although it is difficult to tell Putin’s plans for sure, it seems that after Mount Athos, which he visits every year, the Russian president wants to see the Monastery of Saint John the Theologian located in ...

Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia sends letter to Russian President in relation with situation in Georgian-Ossetian conflict zone

Georgia, Tbilisi, June 3 / Trend N.Kirtskhalia Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II sent a letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin in connection with the situation in the zone of Georgian-Ossetian conflict and the establishment of a barbed wire on the border of Georgia's secessionist regions. Ilia II expressed concern about the transfer of temporary borders ...