Patriarch Kirill of Moscow & All Russia celebrates his 70th birthday – LIVE

RT.Com - 20/11/16 Heads and representatives of Orthodox churches have arrived in Moscow to congratulate Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia on his birthday. Hundreds of worshippers have gathered in Moscow’s iconic Christ the Savior Cathedral to celebrate the Divine Liturgy with Patriarch Kirill. Reverend Father Georgy Sergeev from the Moscow Diocese of the Russian Orthodox ...

COPY OF THE BLACHERNAE WONDERWORKING ICON TO BE RETURNED TO MOSCOW VYSOKOPETROVSKY MONASTERY

Pravoslavie.ru - 26/7/16 From the eighteenth to the early twentieth century one of three ancient copies of the Blachernae wonderworking icon of the Mother of God was kept at the St. Sergius Church of Moscow Novopetrovsky Monastery. The copy, which was created by orders of Tsar Peter I the Great in 1701, is currently kept at the ...

Patriarch Kirill concerned about Islamists’ activities in Moscow

Moscow, December 23, Interfax - Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia has expressed concerns about Islamists' activities in Moscow. "The increase in the number of migrants, primarily from Central Asia and the Caucasus, in Moscow has increased the risk of ethnic conflicts," the patriarch said at the Moscow Diocese assembly, according to the Moscow Patriarchate ...