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Patriarchs of Russia and Constantinople to meet in Istanbul

Patriarchs of Russia and Constantinople to meet in Istanbul

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia will hold a meeting with Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople in Istanbul on August 31, the Synodal Department for Church, Society and Media Relations said. "The previous meeting of His …

Orthodox world celebrates Easter

Orthodox world celebrates Easter

Today Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter. Over 35 thousand cathedrals of the Russian Orthodox Church, located in 68 countries around the world, including in Russia, Serbia, Georgia, Bulgaria, and Jerusalem, celebrate this holiday. …

Moscow State University marks 263rd anniversary

Moscow State University marks 263rd anniversary

Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov celebrates its 263rd anniversary today, while Russian students are marking Tatyana’s Day. Today the Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and all Russia will hold a solemn service …

Orthodox believers celebrate Christmas

Orthodox believers celebrate Christmas

Orthodox Christians in Russia and other countries around the world are celebrating Christmas on January 7, an event which 2017 years ago marked the beginning of the new history of mankind, TASS reports. Christians conclude a four-week …

Bishops' Council of Russian Orthodox Church opens in Moscow

Bishops' Council of Russian Orthodox Church opens in Moscow

The Bishops' Council of the Russian Orthodox Church opened in the Moscow Cathedral of Christ the Savior. Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill led a solemn prayer service on the occasion of the inauguration. A …

Putin gives Patriarch Kirill birthday present

Putin gives Patriarch Kirill birthday present

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia on his birthday. Putin presented the Patriarch with a painting by Vladimir Lapovok titled The …

 Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia to visit Kyrgyzstan

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia to visit Kyrgyzstan

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia will hold talks with representatives of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Kyrgyzstan, the Director of the State Agency for Religious Affairs Zaiyrbek Ergeshov said. According to …

Millions of Christians worldwide celebrate Easter

Millions of Christians worldwide celebrate Easter

Millions of people worldwide are celebrating the main Christian holiday, Easter Sunday. This year the Orthodox Christian Church and the Catholic Church are celebrating Easter on the same day. The next time when the two Churches share Easter …

Patriarch Kirill congratulates all believers on Easter

Patriarch Kirill congratulates all believers on Easter

Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill has congratulated all believers on the upcoming Easter holiday. The resurrection of Jesus Christ is "the main content of Christian message to the world" and all …

Russia celebrates Christmas

Russia celebrates Christmas

Today Russia celebrates Christmas, which is one of two most important religious holidays along with Easter. Patriarch Kirill congratulated Orthodox Christians after a midnight service at the Cathedral …

 Moscow pays last respect to Ambassador Andrey Karlov

Moscow pays last respect to Ambassador Andrey Karlov

Moscow staged a memorial ceremony on Thursday for the Russian ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov, who was gunned down in Ankara on Monday. Diplomats and family members gathered at the Russian Foreign Ministry in central …