Orthodox Churches

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill prays at the tomb of Prophet Daniel in Samarkand

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill prays at the tomb of Prophet Daniel in Samarkand
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill prays at the tomb of Prophet Daniel in Samarkand
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill prays at the tomb of Prophet Daniel in Samarkand
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill prays at the tomb of Prophet Daniel in Samarkand

On 30 September 2017, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia currently on his primatial visit to the Tashkent diocese of the Central Asia metropolitan area arrived in Samarkand.

Patriarch Kirill meets with President Shavkat Mirzyoyev of Uzbekistan

Patriarch Kirill meets with President Shavkat Mirzyoyev of Uzbekistan
Patriarch Kirill meets with President Shavkat Mirzyoyev of Uzbekistan
Patriarch Kirill meets with President Shavkat Mirzyoyev of Uzbekistan
Patriarch Kirill meets with President Shavkat Mirzyoyev of Uzbekistan

On 29 September 2017, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with President Shavkat Mirzyoyev of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

Patriarch Kirill meets with Grand Mufti of Uzbekistan and chairman of the Committee on Religious Affairs of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Patriarch Kirill meets with Grand Mufti of Uzbekistan and chairman of the Committee on Religious Affairs of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Patriarch Kirill meets with Grand Mufti of Uzbekistan and chairman of the Committee on Religious Affairs of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Patriarch Kirill meets with Grand Mufti of Uzbekistan and chairman of the Committee on Religious Affairs of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan
Patriarch Kirill meets with Grand Mufti of Uzbekistan and chairman of the Committee on Religious Affairs of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan

On 29 September 2017, in Tashkent, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia met with the chairman of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Uzbekistan, Grand Mufti Usmankhan Alimov, and with Mr. Ortiqbek Yusupov, chairman of the Committee on Religious Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill arrives in Uzbekistan

His Holiness Patriarch Kirill arrives in Uzbekistan
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill arrives in Uzbekistan
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill arrives in Uzbekistan
His Holiness Patriarch Kirill arrives in Uzbekistan

On 29 September 2017, His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia began his Primatial visit to the diocese of Tashkent of the Central Asia metropolitan area (Republic of Uzbekistan).

Chicagoland Orthodox Christians Celebrate 125 Years

Chicagoland Orthodox Christians Celebrate 125 Years
Chicagoland Orthodox Christians Celebrate 125 Years
Chicagoland Orthodox Christians Celebrate 125 Years
Chicagoland Orthodox Christians Celebrate 125 Years

Chicago’s Greek, Russian, Serbian, Ukrainian, Romanian, Albanian, Arabic, and American Orthodox Christians gathered at Lane Tech Auditorium on Saturday, September 30, for a Pan-Orthodox liturgical worship service commemorating 125 years of the Orthodox Christian presence in greater Chicagoland.

A procession of more than 100 bishops, clergy, and youth in traditional, national costume commenced the worship service. Choral responses were sung in English by the Pan Orthodox Choir of Greater Chicago, and included music traditions of participating Orthodox jurisdictions.

Bishop Irinej at Patronal Feast of Saint Sergius of Radonezh Chapel

Bishop Irinej at Patronal Feast of Saint Sergius of Radonezh Chapel
Bishop Irinej at Patronal Feast of Saint Sergius of Radonezh Chapel
Bishop Irinej at Patronal Feast of Saint Sergius of Radonezh Chapel
Bishop Irinej at Patronal Feast of Saint Sergius of Radonezh Chapel

His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon presided at the celebration of the Divine Liturgy marking the patronal Feast Day of the Metropolitan’s Chapel of Saint Sergius of Radonezh at the Chancery on Saturday, September 23, 2017.