Orthodox choirs visit Serbian Patriarch

8/7/2011 His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch recieved today in the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade in separate visits members of the choir Yenesisi from Cypruss which on July 11, 2011 will participate on the musical festival in Vrnjacka Banja, as well as the members of the choir of the Ataman church of St. Alexander Nevsky from Russia. Source:

Putin Pays Respect to St. John Relics, Honors Bulgarian Patriarch

13/11/2010 Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin completed his state visit to Sofia by paying respect to the relics of St. John the Baptist and by meeting with His Holiness Maxim, Patriarch of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church. After Putin met with Bulgarian President Georgi Parvanov, he was again with Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov, who accompanied his ...

Patriarch Kirill urges revival of Northern Russia

3/6/2010 Tuesday saw a visit by Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill to Petrozavodsk, capital of the Russian republic of Karelia. The visit comes ahead of the 90th anniversary of Karelia becoming part of Russia, an event the republic is due to mark on June 9. Speaking to Orthodox believers in Petrozavodsk on Thursday, Patriarch Kirill specifically said that ...