Orthodox Churches

The Patriarch Of Romania “Citizen Of Honour” Of Reşiţa City and “Doctor Honoris Caisa” Of The University Eftimie Murgu

From today, 13 September 2010, forward, His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel will be a "citizen of honour" of the county of Caraş-Severin and of Reşiţa city. It was also here that His Beatitude was awarded the title of "Doctor Honoris Causa" of the University of "Efitime Murgu" of Reşiţa city.

Celebration of 20th anniversary of episcopal consecration of Metropolitan Korniliy of Tallinn and All Estonia

On 15 September 2010, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, head of the Moscow Patriachate's Department for External Church Relations, currently on a visit to Estonia with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, concelebrated the Divine Liturgy at the Cathedral of St. Alexander Nevsky in Tallinn. The liturgy was celebrated to mark the 20th anniversary of the episcopal consecration of Metropolitan Korniliy of Tallinn and Estonia.

Metropolitan Amfilohije visits the Bulgarian Orthodox Church

His Eminence Archbishop of Cetinje and Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral was these days, upon the invitation of His Eminence Metropolitan Kyrril of Varna and Veliki Preslav, in a Bulgarian town of Varna.

Metropolitan participated in a theological and literary manifestation "The twelfth week of the Orthodox book and particularly at the theological conference which theme was "The hesychastic tradition and a contemporary church life"

Source: Metropolitanate of Montenegro and the Littoral

Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk completes his visit to the USA

On 31 August 2010, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk, who was on a working visit to the USA with the blessing of His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia and by invitation of His Beatitude Metropolitan Jonah of All America and Canada, met with Ms. Anne Glynn-Mackoul, a member of the World Council of Churches' Committee for Consensus and Cooperation.

All-Night Vigil at the church of the "Joy to All the Afflicted" Icon in Bolshaya Ordynka Street in Moscow

On 27 August 2010, the eve of the Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God, Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk officiate at the All-Night Vigil at the church of the "Joy to All the Afflicted" Icon in Bolshaya Ordynka Street in Moscow. Concelebrating were Metropolitan Kallistos of Diokleia, a vicar of Archbishop of Thyateira and Great Britain (Patriarchate of Constantinople), president of the "The Friends of Mount Athos" charity society, clerics of the church, and a well-known Swiss theologian, hieromonk Gabriel (Bunge) who became an Orthodox before the divine service.

Russian Patriarch unveils Kremlin icon hidden since 1917

A fresco of Christ on the Kremlin Wall in Moscow rediscovered after being plastered over during the 1917 Bolshevik revolution has been presented in a ceremony attended by Patriarch Kirill I of the Russian Orthodox Church and Russian President Dmitri Medvedev.