CELEBRATIONS MARKING MILLENNIUM OF PRINCE VLADIMIR’S DEMISE BEGIN IN KAZAN

On 27 March 2015, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations, arrived in Kazan with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia to take part in the celebrations marking the millennium of the demise of the Holy Prince Vladimir, Equal-to-the-Apostles. Meeting the high guests ...

RUSSIAN PRESIDENT VLADIMIR PUTIN’S CONDOLENCES OVER THE DEMISE OF HIS BEATITUDE METROPOLITAN VLADIMIR OF KIEV AND ALL UKRAINE

July 2014 The President of the Russian Federation, Mr. Vladimir Putin, expressed his condolences to His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, members of the Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church, and bishops of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church over the demise of His Beatitude Metropolitan Vladimir of Kiev and All Ukraine. I was deeply ...

MONUMENT TO ST. VLADIMIR VANDALIZED IN KIEV

  Kiev - Pravoslavie- 29/4/14 Unidentified vandals have attacked a bas-relief monument to St. Vladimir, the Baptizer of Rus’ and pride of Kievans. The monument was built less than a year ago on the banks of the Dnieper River, where the Slavs of Kievan Rus’ were baptized in988, marking the beginning of Christian civilization in the Russian ...

Russian Church keen to limit ISKCON activities

VLADIMIR RADYUHIN SANDEEP DIKSHIT 21/12/2011 The court case against a translation of the Bhagavad Gita in the Siberian city of Tomsk is linked to long-running attempts by the Russian Orthodox Church to limit the activities of the Hare Krishna movement, branding it as a totalitarian sect. Earlier this year, the authorities banned the construction of an ISKCON community village ...

Press conference of the representatives of traditional Churches and Religious Communities

16/8/2011 Serbia At the premises of the Federation of Jewish Communities in Belgrade the press conference was held where the representatives of the traditional Churches and religious communities in Serbia pointed at many issues with the restitution of the illegally seized property of the Churches and religious communities in Serbia. On this occasion lots of press representatives ...