Orthodox archbishop: we’re internally divided on question of ‘primacy’

By Benjamin Mann 30/9/2011 Castel Gandolfo, Italy, Sep 30, 2011 / 12:51 am (CNA).- A leading Russian Orthodox official says the Eastern Orthodox churches have yet to resolve the question of authority among themselves, a condition for future progress on the issue of the papacy. “I would say that there are certain divergences, and there are different positions, ...

Archbishop Hilarion, Archbishop Mennini discuss Orthodox-Catholic Relations

Moscow, May 14, Interfax - Archbishop Hilarion of Volokolamsk exchanged views on relations between the Russian Orthodox Church and the Roman Catholic Church with Archbishop Antonio Mennini, the apostolic nuncio to Russia.The meeting took place at Archbishop Mennini's request at the St. Daniel Monastery in Moscow and passed "in an atmosphere of mutual understanding and ...

Orthodox believers should keep the purity of faith and share it with those who are near and far – Metropolitan Kirill

Moscow, December 29, Interfax – Locum Tenens of the Patriarchal see Metropolitan Kirill thinks Orthodox believers shouldn’t avoid dialogue with Christians of other confessions according to the canonical tradition of Orthodox Church, its teaching and practice. Last Sunday Metropolitan Kirill conducted a festival service in the Sretensky Monastery at the relics of the Holy Martyr ...