Patriarch Kirill I visits historical site of first Russian church in Beijing

12/5/13 Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill I who is making a visit to China on Sunday examine a Cross of white marble installed on the territory of the Russian Embassy in memory of the first Russians who came to live in Beijing. A plate placed at the foundation of the Cross contains the image of ...

Patriarch Lauds ‘Special Relationship’ in China Visit

BEIJING, May 10 (RIA Novosti) – The head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, has met with the Chinese President on the first day of his five-day visit to China. The Chinese President Xi Jinping has called the head of the Russian Orthodox Church’s visit to the country an indication ...

Russian Patriarch Starts First-Ever Visit To China

11/5/13 Russia's Patriarch Kirill has started the first-ever visit to China by a leader of the Russian Orthodox Church. On May 10, the first day of his six-day visit, the patriarch met with Chinese President Xi Jinping. While in China, Kirill will meet with Orthodox believers at the Russian Embassy in Beijing and lead a religious service at ...

Three Hundred Years of Orthodoxy in China: a critical point

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  Prof. Daniel Yeung, Director of Institute of Sino-Christian Studies (left), Prof. Zhang Baichun (Beijing Normal University), Bishop Ephraim (Prosyanok) of Bikin, Nelson Mitrophan Chin, President of Orthodox Fellowship of All Saints of China (Boston, USA) Prof. Marina Vitalevna Rumyantsev (IAAS MSU)     The Chinese Orthodox Church English translation by Liubov Afonina 25/2/13 In Hong Kong, the celebration of the 300th ...

Orthodox publications in Chinese presented at Beijing Book Fair

English translation by Nina Tkachuk Dimas The Chinese Orthodox Church 5/9/2012 As part of the International Book Fair in Beijing there was a roundtable "The Russian book in China: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow." The round table was devoted to the translation and publication of Russian literature in China. The round table was attended by G.M. Gupalo, chief ...

Metropolitan Hilarion begins his working visit to China with celebrating Divine Liturgy in Beijing

The Chinese Orthodox Church 18/6/2012 On June 18, 2012, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s department for external church relations, arrived in Beijing for the 2nd consultations of the Russian-Chinese group for contacts and cooperation in religious sphere. He was met at the airport by Ye. Tomikhin, minister-counsellor of the Russian embassy in China, A. ...

Kim Chang-il respected Orthodoxy, Russian сhurch official says

Moscow, December 20, Interfax - The Moscow Patriarchate is thankful to Kim Chang-il for respectful attitude to the Russian Church and condoles over his decease. "The Russian Orthodox Church remembers with gratitude Kim Chang-il's contribution to developing spiritual links between Korean and Russian peoples rooted in work of the Russian Ecclesiastic Mission in Korea," deputy head ...

At liturgy in Beijing

Church of the Dormition of the Theotokos on the territory of the Russian Embassy in Beijing

Yulia Makoveychuk English translaton by Nina Tkachuk Dimas 18/12/2011 THE CHINESE ORTHODOX CHURCH Orthodox Church of the Dormition of the Theotokos in the Russian Embassy in Beijing, is in jurisdiction of the Russian Orthodox Church; it was built in 1902 as part of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Beijing. After the mission's territory was given to the Embassy ...

Compatriots and the Russian Orthodox Church – a forum in Beijing

Archpriest Dionisy Pozdnyaev English translation by Nina Tkachuk Dimas 10/12/2011 A round table devoted to the cooperation of the Russian Orthodox Church and the Russian Foreign Ministry in supporting compatriots in Asia is taking place in Beijing. Orthodox clergy and laity from Beijing, Tokyo, Seoul, Ulan Bator, Jakarta, Singapore, Delhi, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Harbin are taking part in ...

Early 20th century Chinese Orthodox books discovered in Beijing

16/11/2011 The Chinese Orthodox Church While searching online catalogues of ancient books collections of several major universities in China, three rare Chinese Orthodox books have been discovered in the rare book collection of Beijing Normal University. These lithographed editions include: Horologion 時課經》published 1909 Psalter《聖詠經》 published 1910 Genesis《創世紀第一書》published 1911 The Orthodox Brotherhood Of Apostles Saints Peter and Paul (Moscow Patriarchate) in Hong ...

Nizhny Novgorod University students visited Dormition Church in Beijing

The Chinese Orthodox Church English translation by Nina Tkachuk Dimas 17/7/2011 On July 16, 2010 Fr. Sergei Voronin, priest-in-charge of the Church of the Dormition of the Theotokos in Beijing met with a group of students from Nizhny Novgorod State University named after NI Lobachevsky (Faculty of International Relations). Students, who are interning in China at the ...

Conference on Russian philosophy was held in Beijing

The Chinese Orthodox Church English translation by Nina Tkachuk Dimas BEIJING. The 13th All-China Conference on Russian philosophy was held June 8-9 at Beijing Normal University. The theme of the conference was the role of Russian philosophy in the modernization of Russia. The forum was attended by more than 60 scientists from various universities in China, as well ...

ORTHODOX BELIEVERS OF CHINA ENTERED INTO THE BRILLIANT FEAST OF THE RESURRECTION

Solemn Paschal night divine services took place in several Chinese cities -- Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Hong Kong.In Beijing, divine services of Passion Week and Holy Pascha were performed by Archpriest Dionisy Pozdnyaev and Priest Alexis Dyuka (ROCOR). The services were held in the house church of St. Innocent of Irkutsk (Red Fangzi) on ...