Patriarchate of Constantinople delegation take part in the Day of Slavic Literature and Culture and Patriarch’s name-day celebration

Patriarchate of Constantinople delegation take part in the Day of Slavic Literature and Culture and Patriarch’s name-day celebration
Patriarchate of Constantinople delegation take part in the Day of Slavic Literature and Culture and Patriarch’s name-day celebration
Patriarchate of Constantinople delegation take part in the Day of Slavic Literature and Culture and Patriarch’s name-day celebration
Patriarchate of Constantinople delegation take part in the Day of Slavic Literature and Culture and Patriarch’s name-day celebration

May 22, 2015 – A delegation of the Patriarchate of Constantinople arrived in Moscow for the celebrations devoted to the Day of Slavonic Literature and Culture and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and Russia’s name-day.

Thanksgiving said in Rome, at the relics of St Cyril, Equal-to-the-Apostles, on the Name Day of the Primate of Russian Church

  On 24 May 2015, Name Day of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, a thanksgiving was said at the holy relics of St Cyril, Equal-to-the-Apostles, Teacher of the Slavs, in the Basilica of St Clement in Rome.

A Chapel in Greece Dedicated to St. John Maximovitch

A Chapel in Greece Dedicated to St. John Maximovitch
A Chapel in Greece Dedicated to St. John Maximovitch
A Chapel in Greece Dedicated to St. John Maximovitch
A Chapel in Greece Dedicated to St. John Maximovitch

According to Romfea.gr, on Sunday 24 May 2015 the door-opening ceremony for a sacred chapel dedicated to St. John Maximovitch, who was the Bishop of Shanghai and later Archbishop of San Francisco of the Russian Church Abroad and reposed in 1966, took place in the Church of Saint Anna in Katerini.

70th anniversary of St. Nicholas’s Cathedral celebrated in Iranian capital

70th anniversary of St. Nicholas’s Cathedral celebrated in Iranian capital
70th anniversary of St. Nicholas’s Cathedral celebrated in Iranian capital
70th anniversary of St. Nicholas’s Cathedral celebrated in Iranian capital
70th anniversary of St. Nicholas’s Cathedral celebrated in Iranian capital

On May 22, 2015, the Feast of the Translation of the Relics of St. Nicholas from Myra to Bari, the Russian Orthodox parish in Teheran celebrated the 70th anniversary of St. Nicolas’s Cathedral.

First time in many years China allows an Orthodox Priest to be ordained

China, the first time in more than half a century allowed a Chinese Orthodox priest to be ordained. Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, chairman of the Department for External Church Relations (DECR) of the Moscow Patriarchate informed TASS correspondent on Sunday about this event. He is in China during the 4th session of the Russian-Chinese working group on contacts and cooperation in the religious sphere.